Can ‘Women Deliver’ make a difference?

Thousands of women’s rights advocates, policymakers and civil society groups are gathering in Malaysia this week for the third Women Deliver conference. Guests include Melinda Gates; the head of the UN Development Programme, Helen Clark; UNFPA’s executive director Babatunde Osotimehin, and acting head of UN Women Lakshmi Puri. In addition, CHSJ’s Abhijit Das and representatives of MenCare and Promundo are there. Will the international conference make a difference in the local experiences of women and girls? Here is one take on the issue. More to come.


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