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

Thursday, September 26

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Top Coverage 

The Power of Girls Voice: Malala Yousafzai 

Pakistani teenager and education champion Malala Yousafzai inspired the crowd and the world when she spoke at the Social Good Summit. 

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Emerging Conversations

U.N. Director:
Social Media Can End Violence Against Women

 \\ by Mashable

The Executive Director of U.N. Women says your tweets can help stop violence against women.

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Unfinished Business: Partnering to Reach Every Woman Every Child

 \\ by GBCHealth

The global health community has made significant progress toward reducing child and maternal deaths but is not on track to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for maternal and child deaths that world leaders agreed to in 2000. 

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Tackling Inequality is Only Way to End Extreme Poverty in a Generation

 \\  by Save the Children 

New research shows it is possible to end extreme poverty by 2030, but only if income inequality is tackled head on. 

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People around the world are engaging in social media to share and learn about the Commitments to Action that CGI members make to address some of the world's most pressing challenges. 

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J&J Global Health

HNN ‏@HealthyNewborns
Govts. must address #healthworker shortages & increase skills & capacity to ensure #EveryNewborn is cared for #LivesOnTheLine #MDG456Live
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Joy Marini ‏@joymarini 
"Every baby should be counted, expected, supported and saved." HRH Princess Sarah Zeid #EWECprogress #EveryNewborn
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Kirsten Gagnaire ‏@kgagnaire 
"More educated the mom the better the health of the child & mobiles are key" @MDGHealthEnvoy this is why @mamaglobal exists! #EveryNewborn 

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Videos to Inspire

Her Royal Highness Princess
Sarah Zeid of Jordan 

By Johnson & Johnson 

HRH Princess Sarah of Jordan shares why she, as a mother, is so emotionally invested in maternal & newborn health. Princess Sarah says during pregnancy an emotional bond is created between a mother and her child and, if that bond is broken by a newborn's death, the pain and suffering never goes away.


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Muhammad Yunus:
Energized to get to the MDG finish-line

By Social Good Summit 

As we approach the finish-line for the 2015 deadline for the MDGs, Muhammad Yunus explains that the most critical piece to success will be the inclusion of the civil society and the empowerment of those who are at stake.  


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The Funding is Commendable: But What About Coordination? Working Together to Save Children's Lives


by Yehuda Benguigui - Child Health Team Lead, USAID’s flagship MCHIP - Huffington Post 

Efforts to end these preventable child deaths will only be successful when integrated packages of interventions are available to the population most at risk.

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Girls' Globe Daily Live Coverage 

By: Girls' Globe Bloggers

Saving 3.7 Million Lives by 2015 

We could be the generation that ends preventable child and maternal deaths, eradicates hunger and rids the world for good of the scandal of extreme poverty. But to do so will require a resolute focus on the hardest to reach and will only happen if we tackle the inequalities that are trapping the poorest and most marginalized people in poverty. 

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Scaling Up Efforts for Maternal and Newborn Health 

A success in prevention and care in the post-2015 agenda means reaching the most vulnerable, utilizing and replicating successful interventions, creating innovative solutions and collaborating through multi-sectorial partnerships. In order to truly understand if we are being successful with improving maternal and newborn health, we need to capture the data that shows who the most vulnerable populations are and address the challenges for them.

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Curated Coverage of Wednesday's UNGA events

Girls' Globe spent Wednesday with Johnson & Johnson, Save the Children, #TooYoungToWed and the mHealth Alliance.

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Put the Frontline Health Worker Into the Post-2015 Framework 

by Carolyn Miles - President and CEO, Save the Children

As world leaders gather this week to discuss the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals and the Post-2015 Framework, no subject of conversation will be more important than the need for more frontline health care workers. 

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When Menstruation Means No Earning Or Learning

by Saundra Pelletier - CEO, WomanCare Global

Around the globe, women and girls still miss work and school due to their periods. Saundra Pelletier, CEO of WomanCare Global, talks about her new campaign to increase access to sanitary products in the developing world.

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At Education Cannot Wait event, global leaders stress need to fund education - especially in emergencies

By Pierette James

While the global number of children out of school has declined, the percentage of these children living in countries scarred by conflict has increased to 50 per cent in 2011, compared to 42 per cent in 2008.

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Women have come a long way but still have far to go, says report

Posted on The Guardian

In the last half century, women's rights worldwide have improved significantly and yet in almost 90% of the countries surveyed, at least one law remains on the books to bar women from certain jobs, opening a bank account, accessing capital or making independent decisions. 

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