BLOG: Why USAID - US Agency for International Development partners w/ #EWECisME in our mission and is firmly committed to helping women & children around the world #survive & #thrive.

Together, we can #transform lives of women and children around the world, creating happier, healthier, and more prosperous societies.
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Every Woman Every Child: Transforming the Lives of Women and Children
We welcome the UN Secretary-General, Mr. António Guterres, & join him in his call to action, highlighting: “all that we strive for as a human family—dignity and hope, progress and prosperity—depends on peace.”

We are inspired to redouble our efforts—w/ partners around the globe—w/ renewed hope that the most vulnerable among us won’t be left behind. #EWECisME

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Health & Peace
En el Global Gender Gap 2016 del Foro Económico Mundial (FEM) destaca un dato positivo: la brecha de género en educación podría cerrarse en 10 años.

Y, como afirma Nana Taona Kuo, directora del programa de la ONU Every Woman Every Child, "la medida más efectiva para la igualdad es la #educación. Completar el ciclo formativo supone un cambio radical para las mujeres. Les abre una puerta de...
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Diez asignaturas pendientes para la mujer en 2017
As 2016 draws to a close, we reflect on the defining moments of the Every Woman Every Child movement and look ahead to a new year. We are particularly grateful to UN Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, who has been a champion of this cause from the very beginning: [ Link ]. Let’s continue working to achieve sustainable development for all!

Thank you UN Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon, from Every Woman Every Child

Thank you, UN Secretary-General Mr. Ban Ki-moon! We are so grateful that you share our belief that every woman, every child and every adolescent, everywhere ...

HAPPY HOLIDAYS to you and your family. Wishing you a wonderful 2017!
~ The #EWECisME team
Today is Universal Health Coverage Day!

The human stories behind health system gaps call for greater accountability & smarter investments, underscoring that #UHC is imperative for the future we want by 2030.
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#UHC⇉ better future for all.
#HealthForAll promotes community + economic productivity; & in crisis minimizes shock to peoples' lives.
TODAY @ 7AM ET/ 9AM GMT-3: #EWECisME HLAG co-chair President Michelle Bachelet delivers the opening remarks at The Lancet #ECD Series regional launch!

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The full program runs from 7AM - 3PM ET/ 9AM to 5PM GMT-3
Today is the International Day to End Violence against Women!

Also, the kickoff of the #16days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence!

#DYK: 1 in 3 women experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime—a pandemic of global proportions that's unacceptable.

#EWECisME envisions a world where women & girls can access quality healthcare & fulfill their full potential—free of...
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Today is Universal #ChildrensDay!

#DYK an estimated 200 million children under 5 are unable to attain their full developmental potential.
Together we can change that statistic!

Check out UNICEF's Tiny Stories: [ Link ] #foreverychild
Today is #WorldToiletDay!

#DYK: 1 billion people have no choice but to walk out into the street or fields and find somewhere to squat. Make sure everyone has a toilet by 2030.

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#ToiletsWork #EWECisME
"It’s a bitter-sweet thought that in this day and age so few girls are able to grow up to become women in leadership.

It is not that we are singular in what we do, but there are too few women who #breaktheglassceiling and actually have the opportunity to accomplish their goals."

Together we can improve #genderequity & work to change this!
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Today is #WorldPrematurityDay!

Did you know that premature birth is the leading cause of death in children under 5 worldwide? Premature birth can happen to anyone.

Help us raise awareness & check out World Prematurity Day to learn more!

#EWECisME #EveryNewborn
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Missed our #FBLive on #AntibioticResistance? You can still check it out by clicking below! #EWECisME
JOIN US TODAY @ 12PM EST for a Facebook Live via [ Link ]

We're chatting with experts about #AntibioticResistance, & what you can do to protect your loved ones!

Diabetes in pregnancy puts millions of women & children
at greater risk of premature death and disability.
We cannot afford to stand by silently anymore.

On #WorldDiabetesDay we’re sounding the alarm for greater
action to prevent and screen for diabetes in pregnancy!

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#EWECisME #DiabetesDay
How can climate change resilience help reduce inequalities?

Find out TODAY by tuning into UN DESA’s Facebook live chat from 10-11 am New York time.

The team of authors behind the World Economic and Social Survey 2016 and UN DESA’s Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development Lenni Montiel, look forward to discuss the findings of this survey and to answer your questions!

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Do you know a gender equality champion?

Wonder Woman is helping the United Nations to achieve gender equality by 2030 by shining a light on women and girls who overcome barriers every day to reach their goals.

Use #ReaLlifeWonderWoman to share the story of an inspiring woman or girl you know!

Get ideas for how YOU can take action to empower women and girls here: [ Link ]...
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TODAY we’re joining the conversation at #Habitat3 on young people as agents of change in New Urban Agenda by discussing the health and wellbeing of adolescents in cities.

Join the conversation on Twitter via #EWECisME!
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If we are serious about achieving sustainable development and leaving no one behind, we must address the urgent needs of women, children and adolescents in urban settings, everywhere.

Every Woman Every Child High-Level Side Event @ Habitat III “Urban Agents of Change: Ensuring the Health and Wellbeing of Adolescents in Cities” to look into some of the key challenges faced by adolescents...
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These women stand on the front lines of climate change and food insecurity, yet their experience and expertise is often ignored. Empowering #ruralwomen is a pre-requisite to fulfilling the #globalgoals.

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