Jill Sheffield is the founder and President of Women Deliver, an international advocacy organization that convenes global leaders to galvanize action to improve the health and well-being of girls and women. Sheffield is a global educator and advocate who has worked to promote women’s health and rights around the world for more than three decades.
Contraception improves not only the lives of girls and women, but also men, boys and society in general, according to Katja Iversen and Jill Sheffield from Women Deliver, who share five of the main benefits of using contraceptives in this exclusive commentary.
Only 500 days are left now until the Millennium Development Goals deadline. What can accelerate progress at this crucial state? Investing more in women and girls, the president and founder of Women Deliver and the organization's CEO write in an opinion for our #MDGMomentum campaign.
The development community has made amazing progress on women’s rights, but much work remains to be done. Ahead of International Women’s Day, Jill Sheffield, Founder and President of Women Deliver, explains why we need to invest more in women for everyone’s future. A guest opinion for #SheBuilds.