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 4: boys don’t cry

Eoghan Walsh Youth Empowerment

This is the latest in a series of blog posts, following DSW’s participation at the fourth Women Deliver conference in Copenhagen. Read the first entries here. Wow. It is easy to be glib or trite about the things being discussed at Women Deliver, and the people discussing them. God knows, I am as guilty of it as anyone. But after the closing …

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 hosts #LetsSaveLives Tweetchat with Devex on global health R&D

Eoghan Walsh Youth Empowerment

On November 12th, DSW (Deutsche StiftungWeltbevoelkerung), in conjunction with the Devex campaign “Healthy Means”, hosted a live tweetchat on the value of global health R&D. It was part of a broader campaign to raise awareness of the value of innovation for global health – “Let’s Save Lives”.

World Contraception Day 2014 – Wrap-up of activities

Eoghan Walsh Youth Empowerment

World Contraception Day 2014 went off with a bang on Friday last week! DSW, as always, was a proud partner for the day’s celebration, and are fully behind the goal of WCD: a vision of a world where every pregnancy is wanted. We were especially pleased this year to take part in a wide range of online and offline activities, …

What to Read this Week – July 9th

Eoghan Walsh Youth Empowerment

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!   – The 7th EDCTP Forum took place in Berlin last week – home to one of our offices! The premier forum in Europe for the latest …

DSW Reading List – 11th June

Eoghan Walsh Youth Empowerment

  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!   – Following the publication by the SDG Open Working Group of their ‘zero draft’ on the future of the SDGs last week, there has been …