June2019

  • IN FOCUS – WD2019: Deliver For Good

    As world leaders and global advocates convene for the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, leading companies introduce the Deliver for Good Business Ally Network to strengthen collaboration between the private sector and to promote critical investments in girls and women. June 8th, 2019 Vancouver (Canada) Today, Merck and P&G joined civil...
  • IN FOCUS – WD2019: Caring Is Sharing

    June 5th, 2019, Vancouver (Canada):50 minutes a day. That’s the amount of additional time men would need to contribute every day to caring for children and households to make a leap toward achieving gender equality in unpaid care, reveals the third-ever State of the World’s Fathers report, released today by Promundo,...
  • IN FOCUS – WD2019: Automation in the workplace will be a crossroads for women: McKinsey

    June 5th, 2019, Vancouver (Canada):A new McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) report, The future of women at work: Transitions in the age of automation, released on June 4th, 2019 at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, explores the impact of automation on the global workforce through a gender lens. It finds that...
  • IN FOCUS – WD2019: Nearly 40% of the world’s girls and women live in countries failing on gender equality, SDG Index finds

    Read Report Here   Vancouver, (Canada):Results for 129 countries measured by a new Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Gender Index released today by Equal Measures 2030 show that the world is far from achieving gender equality, with 1.4 billion girls and women living in countries that get a “very poor”...
  • IN FOCUS – WD2019: World’s Largest Conference on Gender Equality Opens in Vancouver with a Call to Redefine Power at Every Level 

    June 4th, 2019, Vancouver (Canada):The Women Deliver 2019 Conference, the world’s largest conference on gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women, kicked off today with more than 8,000 world leaders, influencers, advocates, academics, activists, and journalists gathered in Vancouver, and more than 100,000 participating...
  • IN FOCUS – WD2019: Gender Norms, Bias Impact Health Data, Systems Negatively

    The Lancet Series on Gender Equality, Norms, and Health finds better global healthcare outcomes and reducing gender inequality are dependent on changing gender norms   June 3rd, 2019, London (England):The Lancet, a weekly peer-reviewed and one of the world’s oldest, most prestigious, and best known general medical journals,published a...
  • Activating She Loves Tech Pakistan 2019

    CIRCLE, a social enterprise focused on women’s economic empowerment and inclusion, has officially started acceptingapplications for its She Loves Tech, Pakistan competition – a national event that will culminate in She Loves Tech 2019 Global Startup Competition. In its third year, Circle partners with  She Loves Tech to identify,...
  • Deliver to Empower

    In 2007, a groundbreaking organization, Women Deliver, was founded that advocated for gender equality and health and rights of women and girls all over the world. Founded by Jill Sheffield, a staunch advocate of maternal, reproductive and sexual health and also a founder of Family Care International. Women’s Deliver’s...