April 29, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
OB/GYNs from Nigeria, Pakistan, and Chad offer strategies to overcome the significant cultural and financial barriers facing family planning in fragile states.
Forging a Golden Middle Path?Growing Activism in China's Green, HIV/AIDS, and GLBT Nongovernmental Organizations
April 14, 2010 // 9:00am — 11:00am
Timothy Hildebrandt, Center for Asian Democracy at the University of Louisville; Liu Jiangqiang, Peking University Center for Nature and Society and Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley
March 16, 2010 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
The landmark conference has renewed interest in family planning and reproductive health among African leaders and development partners. Experts discuss the conference and what it means for the future of family planning in Africa.
March 08, 2010 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Experts discuss how prioritizing key maternal health indicators can improve health systems and support the implementation of evidence-based interventions.
January 06, 2010 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
"Pregnancy is not a disease, a woman should not die of pregnancy…it doesn't need a new drug…it doesn't need research – we just need skilled workforce at different levels," argues Seble Frehywot of George Washington University, at the second event of the Advancing Policy Dialogue on Maternal Health Series.
December 03, 2009 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
Dr. Claudes Kamenga, Senior Director of Technical Support and Research Utilization, Family Health International; Michele Moloney-Kitts, Assistant Coordinator, Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator; Harriet Birungi, Program Associate, Population Council-Kenya
November 20, 2009 // 8:00am — 4:00pm
Book Discussion: Murder in the Name of Honor: The True Story of One Woman's Heroic Fight Against an Unbelievable Crime
October 26, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
"Honor killings" claim the lives of 5,000 women every year. Murder in the Name of Honor breaks the silence surrounding this crime with personal stories, and describes the author's battle to change outdated laws and expose governments that turn a blind eye to the murder of women.
October 20, 2009 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Sexual violence against minors is a critical global health issue, argue experts, yet ethics and methodology issues make conducting research on this disturbing problem difficult.
October 01, 2009 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Stephanie Hanson of CFR.org, Margaret McElligott of washingtonpost.com, and Andrea Crossan of BBC's "The World" speak about foreign reporting and the International Reporting Project's Gatekeeper trip to Kenya.