After Women Deliver, What’s Next for Women and Girls?

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By: Aimee Jakeman, Intern, the Wilson Center’s Maternal Health Initiative; edited by Schuyler Null, Editor in Chief of New Security Beat

The once-every-three-years Women Deliver conference has become a major coalescing force for various global health and development efforts aimed at women and girls. “We operate at a global level, influencing the agenda” by focusing on the “four Cs”: convening, communicating, capacity-building and catalyzing, said Susan Papp, director of policy and advocacy for Women Deliver. Last month, Papp was joined by experts at the Wilson Center to discuss the takeaways for the health, rights and wellbeing of women and girls from this spring’s conference in Copenhagen, the largest yet…read more