In Partnership with men and boys for empowerment of women and girls in Uganda

Julie Najjunju Support for Girls in Development

Young women are regarded as drivers of change in their countries and communities, Young women reinforce their participation and empowerment as core aspects of programming by integrating life skills development and civic education interventions fostering the knowledge, skills, attitudes and values enabling women to participate as active and informed citizens. This year’s international women’s day theme is “INSPIRING CHANGE”, this …

Last Chance to Register – Patients’ needs driving innovation in global health

Eoghan Walsh Poverty-Related and Neglected Diseases

In the margins (but not the formal programme) of the EU Innovation Convention in Brussels on March 10th, DSW along with the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA), the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA), and PATH are organising a panel discussion  on the pivotal role patients should play in creating innovative, affordable and quality technologies and products for poverty-related and …

#IWD2014: Celebrating Women Working in Development – Anna, DSW Brussels

Eoghan Walsh Development Cooperation, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Support for Girls in Development

This Saturday, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. Supporting and empowering women and girls are fundamental to the work of DSW, something which new strive to achieve every day. To celebrate this, and the continuing contribution that women have made to DSW’s work, we are giving over the blog every day to members of DSW to talk about the importance …

#IWD2014: Celebrating Women Working in Development – Esayas, DSW Ethiopia

adam Development Cooperation, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Support for Girls in Development, Youth Empowerment

  This Saturday, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. Supporting and empowering women and girls are fundamental to the work of DSW, something which new strive to achieve every day. To celebrate this, and the continuing contribution that women have made to DSW’s work, we are giving over the blog every day to members of DSW to talk about the …

DSW Reading List – March 5th

Eoghan Walsh Reading List

  Every week we post interesting, provocative, informative and thought-provoking articles that we at DSW have been reading – from global health, to sexual rights, to ODA and the future of development assistance. Enjoy!   As CSOs look towards the post-2015 framework, and where global health will fit in, Chatham House have published a paper on the possibility of establishing …

#IWD2014: Celebrating Women Working in Development – Anne, DSW Brussels

Eoghan Walsh Development Cooperation, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Support for Girls in Development, Youth Empowerment

  This Saturday, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. Supporting and empowering women and girls are fundamental to the work of DSW, something which new strive to achieve every day. To celebrate this, and the continuing contribution that women have made to DSW’s work, we are giving over the blog every day to members of DSW to talk about the …

#IWD2014 Guest Post – MSI: Join our call to Make Women Matter

Eoghan Walsh Development Cooperation, HIV & AIDS, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Support for Girls in Development

Guest Post: As part of this year’s celebration of International Women’s Day, we have invited onto the blog Claire Morris – Deputy Director of international programmes for Marie Stopes International. Claire talks about MSI’s activities for International Women’s Day, including their petition in support of women’s rights.     Women around the world are still facing some of the worst …

WHO Every Newborn Action Plan – DSW’s contribution

Eoghan Walsh Development Cooperation, Poverty-Related and Neglected Diseases, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Support for Girls in Development

  Last week we posted a blog entry encouraging submissions to the WHO’s new Every Newborn Action Plan. The public consultation closed on Friday, and the WHO will now assess all the submissions it received before finalising its approach for the Every Newborn strategy for the World Health Assembly in May.   The Every Newborn Action Plan (ENAP) is the …

#IWD2014: Celebrating Women Working in Development – Julie, DSW Uganda

Eoghan Walsh Development Cooperation, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Support for Girls in Development

  This Saturday, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. Supporting and empowering women and girls are fundamental to the work of DSW, something which new strive to achieve every day. To celebrate this, and the continuing contribution that women have made to DSW’s work, we are giving over the blog every day to members of DSW to talk about the …

#IWD2014: Celebrating Women Working in Development – Veronique, DSW Brussels

Eoghan Walsh Development Cooperation, Sexual and Reproductive Health, Support for Girls in Development

  This Saturday, March 8th, is International Women’s Day. Supporting and empowering women and girls are fundamental to the work of DSW, something which new strive to achieve every day. To celebrate this, and the continuing contribution that women have made to DSW’s work, we are giving over the blog every day to members of DSW to talk about the …