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Moving Forward on Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication Will Involve Breaking Down Barriers

June 7, 2013

The Women Deliver 2013 conference "has created a vision of what we want for girls and women around the world, and of what is required to achieve it -- in family planning, maternal health, and the battle against HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, including HPV," Serra Sippel, president of the Center for Health and Gender Equity, writes in the Huffington Post's "World" blog. "We must ... recognize that just as our targets are interlinked -- HIV/AIDS, family planning, maternal mortality, violence against women, child marriage -- so must our work -- and our spending -- be comprehensive as well," she continues. Noting the U.N. High-Level Panel on Post-2015 Development released its final report the same day the Women Deliver conference ended, Sippel writes, "To end poverty worldwide we must become a serious, broad-based coalition of social movements and global health advocates committed to human rights and systemic change. We must work together for gender equality in a pact of mutual accountability among global and national decision-makers, [non-governmental organizations (NGOs)], and international donors and agencies" (6/6).

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