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of Honor breaks the silence surrounding this crime with personal stories, and describes the author's battle to change outdated laws and expose governments that turn a blind eye to the murder of women.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.
September 22, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
"Family planning is one of the biggest success stories of development cooperation," says the Dutch Minister for Development Cooperation during a roundtable discussion on the future of family planning and reproductive health.
September 21, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.); Julia Lynch, Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania; Ceci Connolly, Staff Writer, The Washington Post; Don Wolfensberger, Director, Congress Project (Moderator)
September 10, 2009 // 2:30pm — 4:00pm
Empowering women and girls will unleash "the greatest unexploited economic resource" and may be our best strategy for fighting poverty, claim co-authors Kristof and WuDunn.
July 29, 2009 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
The co-authors of "Enough! Why the World's Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty" discuss food security and agricultural development in Africa.