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#MDG456Live Daily Delivery | September 22-28, 2013 | Curated coverage of women and children and the post-2015 agenda.

Tuesday, September 24

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Additional commitments to boost MDG achievement were announced today, bringing the total to $2.5 billion in new commitments ahead of the 2015 target date for the Goals. 

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Health Innovations to Save Women and Children

 \\ by PATH 

Ten health care innovations, if brought to scale immediately in low-resource countries, could have the potential to save the lives of some 1.2 million mothers and children in 2015.

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Sustainable Development Starts With Safe, Healthy And Well-Educated Children 

 \\  by Richard Morgan, Senior Advisor at UNICEF

Thankfully, there are simple, cost-effective and proven solutions that can save more children’s lives. What is needed is increased investment, coordinated responses, and a focus on the poorest and most vulnerable families.

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Curated Coverage  

The Millennium Development Goals: Momentum Toward 2015 & Beyond

 \\  By FHI 360 and the MDG Community

On Monday, the United Nations Foundation hosted a lunch focused on challenges for MDG achievement and targeted actions that can be taken between now and 2015 to accelerate progress. 

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Featured Hashtag


Believing in the power of education to help girls find their voice and unlock their potential, Malala answered questions about the Fund and why just one year after she was shot, she is continuing to stand up for girls everywhere. 

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Malala Fund ‏@MalalaFund
"When I think about the support of the people I forget my incident" - Malala

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Save the Children ‏@SavetheChildren
#Malala what are your thoughts about making sure #kids in conflict zones, like #Syria, get an education? #MalalaFund

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Caitlin O'Donnell ‏@CaitODonn5892 
"I want an education for every child. We must do it now. It is our duty." -Malala @MalalaFund #2030NOW

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Videos to Inspire

Leith Greenslade
Co-Chair, Child Health, MDG Health Alliance

Leith Greenslade explains why Women's education is critical to improving child health.


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Dr. Tom Kenyon
Director of Global Health, Centers for Disease Control 

Dr. Kenyon discusses how we need to strengthen information systems to improve maternal and child health. 


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Saving the Lives of 16 Million: 6 Photos That Will Make You Smile


by UN Foundation 

The United Nations Foundation answered a call to save the lives of 16 million women and children by 2015 by committing, with partners, $400 million over five years to improve women’s and children’s health. View photos that show the extrodinary progress that has been made by Every Child Every Woman partners. 

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Video Live Coverage

Girls' Globe Daily Live Coverage 

By: Girls' Globe Bloggers

United Nations High Level Luncheon on MDG Progress 

In a comfortable round table format, notable speakers discussed the challenges as well as the way forward in the count down to 2015.

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Educating Girls: The Right Thing to Do, and The Smart Thing 

Still, much needs to be accomplished before girls and women around the world can enjoy equal access to, and quality of, education at primary, secondary and higher levels with boys and men.

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Instagram Interviews - Girls' Globe Captures Voices from UNGA 

On Monday, Girls' Globe bloggers interviewed partners and leaders of the Every Woman Every Child Movement.  

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Step Up: #MDGMomentum 

As we approach the 2015 target date for the MDGs, there are less than 1,000 days to accelerate action on issues such as hunger, access to education, improved sanitation, maternal health and gender equality. To build a better world, let's together drive #MDGmomentum. 

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UNAIDS releases promising data on a reduction in HIV infections 


As world leaders prepare to meet at the United Nations General Assembly to review progress towards the Millennium Development Goals, a new report from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) shows dramatic acceleration towards reaching 2015 global targets on HIV.  

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Gender integration: Making it a reality

by Andrea Bertone, FHI 360 

Why has there been so much emphasis on gender integration? What does gender integration really mean, and how is it done? Research, especially in the health and education fields, shows that when efforts are made to address gender inequalities, individuals, communities and societies benefit. Andrea Berton explains how.

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