2016 UN General Assembly Week - In Focus Recap
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United with One Youth Voice

By Crowd360 Live Coverage Team

Young people are unique, passionate and engaging, but most of all, their voices are crucial to achieving the Global Goals. Here are the top three reasons we must not only give young people a seat at the table, but take care to listen to what they have to say.
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The Buzz from New York #GlobalDev Week 2016

The most eventful week in global development recently came to a close — with results that will drive conversations in parliaments, boardrooms and at project sites in the coming months. Read more...


Ending Child Marriage Within a Generation — And Ensuring the Representation of Girls Everywhere

Julie A. Cornell, Johnson & JohnsonOne in every three girls worldwide is forced into marriage before the age of 18. Take a moment for that to sink in. Child marriage is a human rights crisis and violation that denies girls all over the world their right to security, health, and well-being. While progress is being made, the practice is still far too common in many parts of the world. Read more...


Dr. Jim Campbell on the UN Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth Final Report

Last week in New York, Girls' Globe blogger Zanele Mabaso interviewed Dr. Jim Campbell, Director of the Health Workforce Department at the World Health Organization, about the UN Commission on Health Employment and Economic Growth. The Commission's final report and recommendations concluded that investing in the health workforce is needed to make progress towards the SDGs, including gains in health, global security and inclusive economic growth. Watch interview...


Young Leaders Learn and Share at the Global Citizen Festival

Working as leaders and advocates in the areas of sexual and reproductive health and rights, HIV/AIDS, gender equality, and mental health, 20 different young leaders from 13 different countries convened in New York City last week. Read more...



Global Goals: Numbers In Action

Watch this animated video to see what the world could look like if we achieve some the Global Goals by 2030.


Catch up on stories, photos, videos, reports and more on women and girls from #GlobalGoals Week:
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