Campaigns "really do not work on their own," says Kalliopi Mingeirou, head of the Ending Violence Against Women section at UN Women. Instead, more investment is needed to tackle root causes, experts said on Monday, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
How is a health financing platform helping to ensure every woman gives birth with the care, resources, and treatment she needs? From Nairobi, Devex takes a look.
It's going to cost $264 billion over the next decade to effectively eliminate preventable maternal deaths, gender-based violence, and harmful practices like child marriage, according to UNFPA findings.
Feminist organizations have been pushed to the side as reproductive and sexual health has become more institutionalized, Françoise Girard, president of the International Women's Health Coalition, tells Devex.
New research backed by Data2X shows that big data is ready to scale and complement traditional data sources. At an event in New York on Tuesday, experts laid out ideas of what this could look like and how to transform data into action.
After the completion of a two year initiative among 14 of the largest companies in the Solomon Islands, the Waka Mere program has produced changing working conditions for women — and an important case study in building sustainable business transformation.
Women's economic empowerment programs can't be successful without investments in reproductive health, write two leaders from ICRW and Oxfam Canada.
New findings reveal an important hurdle that could discourage the 76% of girls and young women who aspire to be a leader in their work, according to Plan International CEO Anne-Birgitte Albrectsen.
Women in Global Health has attracted volunteers and partners in its quest to advance women's leadership and gender equality in the health sector. As the movement continues to grow, the organization is thinking about how to sustain its future.
The time for gender-responsive climate action is now, write UNDP's Ulrika Modéer and UN Women's Anita Bhatia.
Ahead of G-7, gender equality activists have issued a shadow gender declaration offering a list of minimum commitments to be included in the final G-7 gender declaration.
Musimbi Kanyoro finished her eight-year tenure as leader of the Global Fund for Women in July. Despite an increase in investments, much more work on women's leadership and social movements is needed, she tells Devex.
The private sector plays a critical role in women’s reproductive and maternal health. But achieving SDG targets will require engaging the full spectrum of private sector expertise. How? Devex takes a deeper look.
A report released Thursday found that only 5.9% of Red Cross and Red Crescent societies have women as both president and secretary-general. Almost 10 times as many have men in both positions. Now IFRC has a plan of action.
New research by UN Women shows that families can play a crucial role in advancing gender equality. Laura Turquet explains.
Following last month’s Women Deliver conference, Merck for Mothers' Mary-Ann Etiebet and Merck Canada's Anna Van Acker share their vision for advancing the private sector’s commitment to ensuring gender equality is the norm.
Austerity measures are undermining progress towards gender equality — and meeting the SDGs. As leaders gather for the High-level Political Forum, two experts explain the policies that can chart a path forward.
"Leveling the playing field earlier in a woman’s life has exponential impacts across her lifetime," explain Katie Dain, CEO at NCD Alliance, and Kate Bunting, CEO at Help Age USA.