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Looking for Bold New Partners to Join the Fight Against Malnutrition

Despite significant progress in recent decades, malnutrition is still a huge barrier to children’s health and development around the world. The numbers speak for themselves: poor nutrition is an underlying cause of nearly half of child deaths, and leads to stunted development in 155 million children each year.

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Video and Event Shine Spotlight on Family Planning in Senegal

Senegal's leadership on family planning is saving and improving the lives of women and girls. Watch a passionate video about what this progress has meant for women like Anta Ba, a 26-year-old woman living in Guédiawaye, a poor urban area of Senegal’s capital, Dakar.

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Partnerships to Advance Family Planning: Lessons from Senegal

The CSIS Global Health Policy Center interviews Senegalese minister of health, Dr. Awa Marie Coll-Seck, about her commitment to family planning, and releases a new commentary, “Strategic Partnerships to Advance Family Planning,” to share lessons learned from Senegal’s family planning program experience.

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Putting Women and Girls at the Center of Development: Sanitation

We want to better understand the impact of poor sanitation on women and children and the role women play in sanitation investments, decisions, and expenses at a household level.

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Three Things We Know about Family Planning—and Why We Don’t Talk About One of Them

Plenty of obstacles stand in the way of health workers who provide contraception to their clients. And personal bias is one of them.

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