Start with a Girl

By Jennifer Maurer
October 08, 2009

On October 10, the Center for Global Development launched a new report that underscores the central role girls play in global development and poverty alleviation. Ambassador-at-Large for Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer spoke at the launch of Start with a Girl: A New Agenda for Global Health and reminded us that we should look at “girls and women not as victims, but as agents of change.” When girls reach adolescence, explained Verveer, they reach a dangerous “precipice” filled with the trap doors of poverty,violence, sexuality without access to health information, lack of access to secondary education, and child marriage. Read More.

International Conference 2010

By Jennifer Maurer
October 07, 2009

We are pleased to announce that the 2010 RESULTS/RESULTS Educational Fund International Conference will take place starting the evening of Sunday, June 20, and end the night of Tuesday, June 22. Read More.

Creative Preparation for National Outreach on October 17

By Ken Patterson
September 25, 2009

First installment of a blog being written by Sammi Fredenburg of Seattle to get groups thinking about National Outreach Read More.

August 2009 U.S. Poverty National Conference Call and Action: Get Active on Health Care Reform

By Meredith Dodson, director of domestic campaigns
August 24, 2009

The August recess is pivotal. Make no mistake; this may be the most important four weeks in our entire Health Care for All campaign. What we and other health reform proponents do this month will determine its fate in 2009. Already industry opponents are mobilizing a massive campaign to kill health reform. Read More.

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