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

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FP2020 Launches First Progress Report

"Partnership in Action" details successes and progress made since the 2012 London Summit on Family Planning, highlighting commitments, accountability, innovation, collaboration and ways to measure FP2020 progress.

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The FP2020 community held a lively online discussion on successes and progress of FP2020 commitments. 

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Emerging Conversations

The Challenge Ahead: Initiating a Demographic Dividend 


Today’s large youth populations hold great potential to catalyze social and economic development and reduce inequality and poverty, but only when governments make the right investments to transform this opportunity into reality.

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Family Planning and HIV: New Evidence That Integration Works

Huffington Post \\   By Ward Cates & Rose Wilcher, FHI 360  

At this week's International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP), we are examining the latest evidence on integrating family planning and HIV service delivery. It shows that stronger linkages between family planning and HIV programs are critical to helping us realize ambitious goals for global health.

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Youth survey reveals challenges to independent choices on sexual health

Key Correspondents Team \\  by Lucy Maroncha 

Incorporating young people in sexual and reproductive health matters, particularly those in marginalized groups and those affected by HIV, is an issue under the spotlight this week at a global conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Videos to Inspire

The Importance of Involving Youth in Family Planning
Isaiah Olowabi, HACEY Health Initiative

Isaiah Olowabi is the program director for HACEY's Health Initiative in Nigeria. He speaks about the importance of engaging youth in dialogue and policy around family planning. Isaiah is a Youth Advocate at the conference sponsored by the Gates Institute.


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A Turning Point Inspired by Youth Involvement 
Kate Gilmore, UNFPA

Kate Gilmore, Deputy Executive Director, UNFPA, discusses how we are at a turning point in the family planning movement because of the involvement of youth in SRH discussions and policy development.


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Crowdblog: Day Two of the ICFP and the Energy around Youth is Electric

// by Interagency Youth Working Group (IYWG)

With approximately 300 young people in attendance, the energy around youth sexual and reproductive health on day two of ICFP continues to be electric.

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Crowdblog: Wednesday Plenary - Achieving Equity through Women in Leadership
by FHI 360

As more women assume leadership roles within their communities, organizations, nations and beyond, strides are made towards greater gender equality among the decision-makers and influential leaders of the world.

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Story girls' globe reporting 

Blog Post: Views on Full Access to Family Planning 
by Elisabeth Epstein

Elisabeth Epstein asks ICPF participants what Full Access to contraceptives means to them. #FullAccess is... 

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Latin America's Contraception Crisis 
by Farahnaz Mohammed

Early this year in El Salvador, the case of a 22 year old women named Beatriz caught international attention.

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Achieving Equity Through Women in Leadership - A Social Media Update 
by Julia Wiklander

A recap of Wednesday mornings plenary session titled, "Achieving Equity through Women in Leadership"

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Family Planning Leads to Health, Education & Income 

// by FHI 360 

An integrated approach to family planning is key to human development. Through innovation, capacity building and empowerment, we can achieve the FP2020 goal of providing 120 million women with access to contraceptives.

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Africa: Helping Mothers to Deliver Healthy Children Safely // by Liya Kebede, Founder the Liya Kebede Foundation

It is disturbing to know that there are still millions of mothers who do not have access to the basic essentials for delivering a child, including light, clean equipment, and trained medical staff.  

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Now is the Time to Increase Investments in Mothers & Family Planning. 

Liya Kebede, Ethiopian-born model, clothing designer and actress, talks about the overlooked promise of postpartum family planning. 

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Video Letter to the Editor

Connected Health Workers Key to Improved Health 
Addis Fortune // by Pape Gaye, President and CEO, Intrahealth International 

As reproductive health policymakers, advocates and practitioners are gathering at the African Union in Ethiopia, some of us, who would like to clone ourselves to be there with you – and feel like we are there in spirit – are gathered in Brazil for the Third Global Forum on Human Resources for Health.  

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The Importance of Women Leaders in Family Planning
by Ellen Starbird, Director, Office of Population and Reproductive Health, USAID

Ellen Starbird discusses how women leaders in family planning can be inspiring and powerful forces.

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