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 UN has this month published its MDG progress report for 2014, highlighting that achieving global targets to reduce maternal and child deaths and increase access to improved sanitation facilities by 2015 is “slipping away”. You can read coverage of the conclusions of the report by The Guardian, SciDev.net and the UN.
– The European Parliament has an increasing role in calling the EU to account over its support for sexual and reproductive health in its development policies. Former MEP from Italy, Pia Locatelli, discusses here what impact the recent elections will have on the Parliament’s position. Read more here.
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