March 04, 2013 / Girl Effect Team
A quick, powerful look at how Catapult is partnering with Chime for Change to help local organizations around the globe that promote education, health and justice for girls and women.
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February 25, 2013 / Jennifer James
Recently 24 mom bloggers collectively shared their personal breastfeeding stories every hour for 24 hours to highlight and spread the word about Save the Children’s new Superfood for Babies report.
January 23, 2013 / Babatunde Osotimehin
Women who lack the power and means to decide how many children often become caught in a life-long downward cycle of poverty, exclusion, poor health, and even maternal death and disabilities.
January 02, 2013 / Jose "Oying" Rimon, Ben de Leon
This is the story of courageous people but it’s also a story of resolution in staying the course, abiding with scientific evidence and facts, and the nobility of staying positive against on onslaught of insults and misinformation.
December 11, 2012 / Kate Plourde
An introduction to several stories behind the statistics of early marriage and its devastating impact on health and social welfare of adolescent girls around the world.
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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