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08 February 2016
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Women Deliver in Davos: Girls & Women Were Not Left Out in the Cold

What do Bono, Melinda Gates, Kevin Spacey, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, and Women Deliver all have in common? Normally I'd say "not much". But two weeks ago we were all in Davos, where the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting brought together the rich and famous - and some of us mere mortals - for their annual meeting on the state of the world. I can happily report back that we all stood up and spoke out loudly for getting girls' and women's health, rights, and empowerment on the BIG political and economic agenda.

I must admit - that I had been of two minds on whether to go to Davos or not. NGOs have limited access to meetings at the World Economic Forum, it is a pain to find a place to stay, the gender ratio is horrific (only 18 percent of participants are women), and the sheer concentration of wealth and power can be a tad bit intimidating from the outside.

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