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Jun 11 2013
Creating a Vision for Success: LMG, Center for Victims of Torture Support Restart Lebanon by Joseph Dwyer

The LMG Project is working to align the dedicated and challenging work of Restart Lebanon.

Jun 05 2013
Flying Halfway Around the World and Creating a Real Fundamental Change by Lourdes de la Peza

After many legs of a journey, the best part is touching down and touching the lives of others.

Jun 04 2013
Conversation on Next Generation of Development Goals Post 2015 by Jim Rice

Overarching Health Sector Goal for Global Development 2025 and Universal Health Coverage Access

Jun 03 2013
World Clubfoot Day - June 3rd by Sarah Jonassen Bittman

Raising awareness for clubfoot and our work with Ponseti International Association for World Clubfoot Day - June 3rd!

May 31 2013
How Do We Measure Impact? by Reshma Trasi

The results of organizational capacity development and how the LMG Project's work, around the world, responds to it.

May 31 2013
Let Girls Be Girls, Not Brides. by

Putting an end to girl brides and child marriage, a recent discussion @ Women Deliver evaluates where the world stands today, tomorrow and the future of ending forced marriages.

May 29 2013
Youth leaders demand a place at the table by Sarah Lindsay

Youth has been a buzzword throughout the Women Deliver 2013 conference. In panels and plenaries of all topics, the importance of including youth leaders has kept bubbling to the surface. With this interest, it was not surprising that the Youth Leadership and Participation panel was crowded on Wednesday afternoon at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center.  ‘

May 29 2013
“It is important for political will to be maintained” by Sarah Lindsay

Wednesday morning’s plenarysession highlighted successes in multiple countries in increasing access to family planning. These inspiring successes in countries like Senegal, the Philippines, Zambia, and Malawi had two things in common: political commitment and strong leadership.

May 28 2013
Photo Blog: Women lead with... by Sarah Lindsay

The theme of the first day of Women Deliver 2013 was Investing in Women and Girls. During the day, LMG held a panel on investments in women as leaders of the health system and at the Management Sciences for Health (MSH) booth, we asked conference attendees to tell us the diverse...

May 28 2013
"Women are resourceful. Women persevere. Women are capable of leading." by Sarah Lindsay

Fifteen years ago, Dr. Belkis Giorgis was in North Nigeria at a health clinic. At this clinic, Giorgis asked the midwives why women continue to prefer to deliver their babies at home. The midwives told her that the clinic throws away the placenta after delivery, while giving birth at home allowed the women to bury their placenta as is traditionally done. Giorgis then inquired why the midwives did not fix this seemingly easy obstacle. “I don’t have a voice,” the midwife said. “The men [at the...

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