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Jill Sheffield

Let's Empower Youth For Sexual And Reproductive Rights

Jill Sheffield | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
Jill Sheffield

Unmet need for contraception is greatest for women under the age of 20 and, in the world's poorest countries, one in three women has a child before the age of 18.

World Population Day: 18 Groups Taking Action

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 09.08.2013 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

Thursday, July 11th, is World Population Day. The United Nations estimates that global population will swell to 9 billion by the year 2050. Most of t...

Women Deliver Catalyzes Conversations With Young People about Reproductive Health

Purnima Mane | Posted 07.28.2013 | Impact
Purnima Mane

The first official day of the 3rd annual Women Deliver Conference just wrapped up. Perhaps the biggest takeaway here so far is the incredible presence and engagement of young people.

Now Is the Time to Invest in Girls and Women

Jill Sheffield | Posted 07.16.2013 | Impact
Jill Sheffield

Investing in the health of girls and women is a solution to every development problem. Focusing on this key issue will alleviate poverty, stabilize societies, spur economies and advance the well-being of families, communities, and ultimately, our world overall.

Women Are Daring, Will You Join Them?

Purnima Mane | Posted 05.01.2013 | Impact
Purnima Mane

It's no newsflash: women are daring to change the world. Nearly every day there are headlines, from Malala Yousafzai in Pakistan to Hillary Clinton in the US, detailing accomplishments from courageous women of all ages and backgrounds.

Women Deliver Promises Hope Around the World

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tamar Abrams

In a cavernous convention center in the heart of the Nation's Capitol, thousands of people have gathered to celebrate the role of women in the well-be...