Monthly Archives: October 2012

PPD’s Statement on International Day of the Girl Child

The UN General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 on 19 December 2011 to declare “Eleven October” as the International Day of the Girl Child. For the first time this year on 11 October 2012, the world will celebrate the International Day … Continue reading

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UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women and Children – Commissioners’ Report

The UN Secretary-General’s Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health (2010) called on the global community to work together to save 16 million lives by 2015. This challenge was taken up by the UN Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women … Continue reading

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