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WomenInDev

An interview about feminist leadership, building movements and applying a gender lens to the HIV space. Join the conversations at the Conference: 5 March 2020, London UK Q: Women in Dev will bring together women at every stage of their career. What is the piece of advice that you most often give? And what was […]

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Climate Emergency & AIDS Activism

Published in Maverick Citizen, 3 December 2019 I chaired this vibrant discussion between Farhana Yamin & Mark Heywood at the expert gathering of movement leaders and movement lawyers, Power of Law, Power of People, in Bellagio in September. The lively and energetic discussions inform my new book, and help to build learning across the movements: […]

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She Decides; the 25×25

How to Build a SRHR Movement Published in Devex, 11 July 2019 A couple of months after I left SheDecides I sat back to reflect on the great things we learned & my proudest moments Today is World Population Day, and 25 years after the revolutionary International Conference on Population and Development took place in Cairo, […]

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Knowledge for effective action to improve the health of women, children and adolescents in the sustainable development era

January 2016 marked the beginning of a new era for health and development. It was the start of Transforming our world: the 2030 agenda for sustainable development and its accompanying sustainable development goals (SDGs).1 All governments have committed to this ambitious sustainable agenda and its goals. The Global strategy for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health (2016–2030)2 and its operational framework […]

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Once Upon aTime in Gleneagles…..

Published in Huff Post September 2013 2013 sees the UK back in the Chair of the G8. What a great opportunity. Not only because of the great results last time, but importantly because experts tell us that a big push now can totally change the future course of AIDS, and also of TB and malaria. […]

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Fresh perspectives on maternal, child and adolescent health

Young mothers and their children at a U.N. Development Program-sponsored health clinic in Myanmar. The youth must be included in conversations about reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health.   It’s been just one month since I joined The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, and already I’ve heard some remarkable stories. I’m just back […]

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