#WPD2014 – A startling picture for women and girls

Eoghan Walsh Youth Empowerment

This opinion piece by DSW’s Executive Director Renate Baehr originally appeared online at Devex. You can access it on their site here. Nabajju is a young woman living in rural Uganda. While still in school Nabajju, like many girls of her age living in low- and middle-income countries, became pregnant unexpectedly. Unlike many girls in her situation, however, she was lucky …

European civil society calls on Open Working Group to support SRHR

Katrin Erlingsen Youth Empowerment

  DSW together with over 87 European NGOs across 42 European countries joined forces last week to call upon their governments and other like-minded states to express strong support for universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) at the upcoming 11th session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).