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1,000 Days: Improving the Nutrition of Rural Women

From our colleagues at Family Care International:

Please join Family Care International and our partners at a side event to this week’s meetings of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. 1,000 Days: Improving the Nutrition of Rural Women will focus on the crucial time between a woman’s pregnancy and her child’s 2nd birthday. These 1,000 days offer a unique window of opportunity to shape healthier and more prosperous futures. By investing in improving nutrition for mothers and children in this 1,000-day window, we can help ensure that a child can live a healthy and productive life, and we can also help families, communities and countries break out of the cycle of poverty.

 

When: Friday, March 2, 2012, 10:30am-12:00pm

 

Where: Salvation Army (Downstairs Conference Room), 221 E. 52nd Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues), New York City

 

Free and open to the public. Click here to RSVP.

 

Questions? Please contact Carolyn Ramsdell at 212-251-9130 or Carolyn.ramsdell@thp.org.

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