Women Deliver 2016 Postscript – FP Voices

Eoghan Walsh Youth Empowerment

Listen to our interview about FP Voices here! We are a week after Women Deliver, and still recovering. It was an intense several days in Copenhagen, and I was lucky to meet and talk with some fascinating young leaders and advocates pushing forward gender equality and sexual and reproductive health in sometimes difficult situations. In case you have not already, …

DSW’s Women Deliver Daily Diary – Day 3: better than Vegas

Eoghan Walsh Youth Empowerment

Did I say that Women Deliver started early I swear it is earlier and earlier each day. Wednesday morning found me slumped over my breakfast pastries at a (thankfully quite interesting) discussion on the future of the High Level Task Force on the Future of the ICPD, of which DSW’s Executive Director Renate Baehr is a member. With the task …

DSW’s Women Deliver Daily Diary – Day 2: babies, babies babies

Eoghan Walsh Youth Empowerment

This is the second in a series of blog posts, following DSW’s participation at the fourth Women Deliver conference in Copenhagen. Read the first entry here. Women Deliver day 2 – where you look up from your computer and see ex-Australian PM Julia Gillard sauntering past. In today’s – the second – daily diary from Women Deliver, we talk sex, babies, …

DSW’s Women Deliver Daily Diary – Day 1: “Sisters are doin’ it for themselves”

Eoghan Walsh Youth Empowerment

The sound of “Sisters Are Doin’ It for Themselves” (more on the Eurythmics below) subsided as over 5,000 people from all over the world shuffled into the main plenary hall at Copenhagen’s Bella Center. Women Deliver President Jill Sheffield took the stage, welcomed the crowd and introduced the first speaker. The fourth Women Deliver conference was underway. DSW at Women Deliver – …