Global Actions: Advocacy and Outreach” (English)


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Vanita Gowda. Global Actions: Advocacy and Outreach.” (English)

Presentations to the Second Stakeholders Meeting on Implementing the Recommendations of the Commission on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health, Ottawa.

21-22 November 2011

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Global Actions: Advocacy and Outreach” (English)

  1. 1. Women DeliverGlobal Actions: Advocacy and Outreach WOMEN DELIVER
  2. 2. – WOMEN DELIVER is a global advocacy organization bringing together voices from around the world to call for action against maternal death.– MDG 5 has made the least progress and is the most underfunded of the health-related MDGs. WOMEN DELIVER
  3. 3. Our Work – Global Conferences Mobilize a community of advocates and policy makers – Regional Consultations Highlight regional perspectives and solutions – 2015+ Start the dialogue on a post MDG and ICPD agenda – Deliver for Youth Help to build a new generation of leaders – C-Exchange Create a private sector forum on MDG 5 – Incubator Innovate new projects WOMEN DELIVER
  4. 4. Advocacy Principles − Advocacy is a process, not a moment − Actively involve target audiences − Base advocacy on evidence WOMEN DELIVER
  5. 5. 2007: Maternal Health takes the stage– First conference to open the dialogue between maternal health and SRHR communities– MDG 5 put on the map; reinvigorated the field– Brought together advocates from gender equality, HIV/AIDS, education, violence against women– 1,700 Attendees from 115 Countries– 70 Ministers of Health and Parliamentarians from more than 30 countries– 126 Global Media outlets WOMEN DELIVER
  6. 6. 2010: Delivering Solutions for Girls and Women– Largest conference on women’s – 3,400 advocates, policymakers, health and empowerment in more health professionals, youth, and than a decade development leaders– 5 UN Agency heads, UN Secretary – 75 Ministers & Parliamentarians General from 50+ countries– 100 Young Leaders’ and 250 youth – Featured Countdown to 2015 scholarships WOMEN DELIVER
  7. 7. Moving Into 2012: Regional Consultations• Highlight regional voices and perspectives on maternal health• Share lessons-learned and best-practices amongst countries and organizations• Inform the agenda of Women Deliver 2013• Gather ideas and inputs for moving beyond the MDG framework and deadline in 2015• Spring 2012 – Latin America/Caribbean: Mexico (co-chair Regional Task Force on Maternal Mortality Reduction in Latin America and the Caribbean) – Africa: Uganda (co-chair Partners in Population and Development) – Asia: TBD 7 WOMEN DELIVER
  8. 8. Women Deliver 2013– Significant progress and lessons to learn– Population to hit 7 billion at end of this month– Economic growth requires that the health of women and girls remains a priority– Government of Malaysia actively supporting Women Deliver– Home to prominent advocates for girls and women’s health Flickr photo by: United Nations Photo WOMEN DELIVER
  9. 9. Thank you! WOMEN DELIVER