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World Prematurity Day: Something To Celebrate

Holly Curtis | Posted 11.13.2014 | Impact
Holly Curtis

World Prematurity Day is a day to honor the mothers, grandmothers and young girls who have endured a premature birth. It is a day that gives a voice to the one million lives lost too soon in 2013.

#UpForSchool -- Sign the World's Biggest Petition

Gordon Brown | Posted 11.23.2014 | World
Gordon Brown

This week I was joined by over 500 youth advocates for education and education activists to launch the #UpForSchool petition in New York. World leaders including the United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, have backed the petition. So, too have major faith-based organizations, including the World Evangelical Alliance and Sojourners -- both members of Global Faith Coalition on Education.

Keeping Our Promise To Every Woman, Every Child

Sharon K. D’Agostino | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Sharon K. D’Agostino

With fewer than 850 days left until the MDG target date, every day counts for the millions of women and children who are relying on us to keep our promise to them. We cannot let them down.

10 Shocking Statistics About Maternal And Child Health

Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact

We mark the milestones of our lives in years — birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, holidays — years until one event and years since another. Bu...

Upload A Photo Of Your Child, Instantly Help Keep Moms and Babies Healthy Around The World

Posted 09.12.2013 | Parents

Have a special child in your life? Want to help save the lives of countless others? Later this month, the UN General Assembly will be meeting to ta...

The Weaning of Honduras

Marco Cáceres | Posted 06.11.2013 | World
Marco Cáceres

Establishing working relationships with people and programs in Honduras is the only way to emulate their models for ways to solve the country's problems. This is hard because it requires discipline and a consistent commitment of time and other resources.

Can We Save More Than Four Million Children's Lives In the Next 1,000 Days?

Ray Chambers | Posted 03.26.2013 | Impact
Ray Chambers

Ending death from diseases like malaria, AIDS, tuberculosis, pneumonia and diarrhea is now possible and can be accomplished at little cost. Can the global community work together to reach the goal of reducing child mortality?

Same Millennium, New Goals: Why Peace, Security, Good Governance and the Rule of Law Must Be Included in the New MDGs

Mary Robinson | Posted 05.12.2013 | Impact
Mary Robinson

In September 2000, world leaders unanimously adopted the Millennium Development Goals, but standing against the achievements of the last 12 years is a sobering finding: no fragile or conflict-affected low-income country has achieved a single MDG.

WATCH: Suitcase Of Light Saves Mothers' Lives

Posted 03.09.2012 | Impact

In 2008, Dr. Laura Stachel went to Northern Nigeria to study ways to lower maternal mortality in state hospitals. "I found deplorable hospital con...

ONE Launches Education For All Campaign

Causecast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Over 69 million children remain out of school, efforts must be increased by leaders around the world to ensure every child has the chance for an educa...

The G-8 and G-20: Translating Documents Into Action

Manisha Singh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Manisha Singh

The G-8 and newly relevant G-20 summit meetings generated a lot of documents. Documents which evaluate and discuss where we are and where we should be on a myriad of global development challenges.