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Highlights of Day Two at Women Deliver 2013

The Women Deliver Community was extremely active sharing coverage of what was happening during day two! Check out the top photos and topics shared on Twitter.  

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Special Report

New Report Finds Uneven Progress in Expanding Pregnancy and Delivery Care in the Developing World

 \\ by The Guttmacher Institute

Only half of women in the poorest countries deliver in a health facility.  These findings come from a new Guttmacher Institute study, Adding it Up: The Need for and Cost of Maternal and Newborn Care—Estimates for 2012. 


What Fuels My Impatient Optimism: The Courage of Women and Girls

 \\  by Melinda Gates

"A lot of people ask me why I call myself an impatient optimist. I’m optimistic because of the courage I see in women around the world who are fighting for a better life for themselves and their families."



Investment in Women is the Key to Global Food Security: Five Ways to Promote Gender Equity

 \\  By Food Tank

In anticipation of the Women Deliver 2013 Conference, Food Tank shared five recommendations of ways to invest in women and girls through food and agriculture.

Videos to Inspire
Inspired by Youth  
Purnima Mane, President and CEO of Pathfinder International, talks about the inspiration she receives from the youth leaders at Women Deliver 2013. 


Powerful Information 
Kathy Calvin, President and CEO of the UN Foundation, explains how mobile devices can be powerful tools to deliver essential family planning messages. 



Video Daily Crowdblogs 

Curated Social Media Coverage from Day Two 

By: FHI 360 & The Women Deliver Community

Crowdblog: Putting Women at the Heart of the Global Health Agenda
Melinda Gates, Babatunde Osotimehin, and other leaders in family planning discuss how advocates and government officials are making progress to advance FP2020.  


Crowdblog: Contraception Contextualized – Advocating for the Core Values of the Post–2015 Agenda 
Contraception leaders discuss how social innovators, powerful advocates and provocative thinkers get the messages out and change people’s minds.



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Story Photo Journal

Award Winning Photography 
Srosh Anwar, winner of the Women Deliver Social Media Photography Contest, shares two photo journals highlighting the power of the youth voice. 

Messages from Youth to the World from Women Deliver

One Women’s Initiative for Girls' Education

Video Breaking news

Women Deliver Media Attention - Day Two 

Day Two Press Releases
Over 300 media outlets are covering the conversations taking place during Women Deliver 2013. Read the press releases from Women Deliver and their partners.

Official WD2013 Press Conference Archive - Day Two 
Melinda Gates, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Hon. Min. Dr. Awa Coll-Seck, Minister of Health, Senegal
Hon. Min. Dr. Enrique T. Ona, Secretary of Health, Philippines


Video Girls' Globe Coverage

Girls' Globe Bloggers  

Crowdblog: Women Deliver Day 2 - By Girls' Globe
The global progress on family planning has been discussed today, and how to put women at the heart of the global health agenda. The Girls' Globe bloggers have had another busy day with many inspiring leaders and champions! 


Women Deliver: Using A Different Kind of Currency to Change the World - By Camaro West for Impatient Optimist. 
Camaro find herself reflecting on the magnitude and importance of Women Deliver 2013.  


Blog: Including Men in Women's Empowerment - By Justine Stacey for Impatient Optimist 
Justine explains how she is thoroughly impressed to see that Women Deliver has included several sessions focusing on the inclusion of men in the process of increasing equality for women and girls.

Video Film festival winner

Patherfinder wins the Female Condoms are... Film Festival

"Female Condoms are Power, Protection, Pleasure."

Congratulations to Pathfinder who won the female video award sponsored by PATH, the Universal Access to Female Condoms (UAFC) Joint Programme, the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE), and the National Female Condom Coalition (NFCC). 


New World Bank Report: Better Reproductive Health = Better World
By Suzanna Dennis, Population Action International  

The World Bank just released Closing the Deadly Gap Between What We Know and What We Do: Investing In Women’s Reproductive Health for Women Deliver.  Its basic message is that investments in reproductive health are essential for development. 

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