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CARE’s dairy value chain: Making markets work for smallholder farmers in Bangladesh

Many of us dream of a world free from poverty, but how can this be realistically achieved, especially for smallholder farmers who make up the majority of the world’s poor?

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Making Childbirth Safer: It Takes a Sales Force

If no one cares when someone takes the trouble to do things right, nothing changes - burnout and discouragement among health workers around the world is high. The BetterBirth Program is tackling these and many other challenges head on in facilities in Uttar Pradesh, one of India's most disadvantaged states.

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The Case for a Safe Space: Libraries Empower Women In Asia

Libraries are a solution: they offer an "integrated delivery" model that provides women with a safe space and access to essential information on health, livelihoods, rights, and more.

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Swachh Bharat: It's Not Just About Toilets

On World Toilet Day, I joined Vikram Chandra and guests for a conversation on Swachh Bharat, the Government of India’s campaign for a clean India. Among other aspects of the campaign, we discussed the role of the private sector in taking on India’s sanitation challenge. For my part, I believe that the private sector can bring a number of critical skills to bear.

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The Spirit of Swachh Bharat: Safe Sanitation for Women and Girls

For too long the world has invested in sanitation infrastructure that doesn’t work for everyone. Toilets only serve their purpose if they are used. And nobody wants to use a toilet that isn’t clean or safe, particularly for women and girls.

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