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Moms Matter at the Social Good Summit

Next week, leaders, politicians, and influencers from all over the world will come together in New York City to discuss matters of importance for all of humanity. In addition to the United Nations General Assembly, other forums will discuss a range of critical topics — ranging from the conflict in Syria to ending polio. Moms […]

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Five Things to Know About Fistula Foundation

Continuing our Partner Spotlight series, we asked Fistula Foundation some essential questions about their work. Why was Fistula Foundation was launched? Fistula Foundation was founded in 2000 originally as an all-volunteer organization to support a single hospital in a single country. In 2009, we expanded our mission to fight fistula globally, and have been growing rapidly […]

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Newsday Tuesday: Some Good News About the Ozone Layer!

For years we’ve heard about the hole in the ozone layer as we’ve considered how to be more environmentally conscious, making decisions about the cars we drive and the hairspray we use. The good news is: our efforts are working.

  • 2 days ago
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We Are Here for All of Us: Alicia Keys Joins the Social Good Summit

Alicia Keys’ new song is an anthem of unity, a cry for compassion. She invites us to go deeper, think more, care more, do more for each other and for this world we occupy together. Alicia is joining the Social Good Summit next week to do exactly that.

  • 4 days ago
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Getting Creative With Energy: Success Stories

Imagine you’re on the operating table at a hospital and, without warning, the lights go out. In Haiti, still reeling from the devastating impact of a massive earthquake five years ago, mothers and other patients needing care know this experience all too well.

  • 7 days ago
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Newsday Tuesday: When Life Feels Unbearable There is Still Hope

There is nothing that can prepare you for grief of suicide, but there’s hope. Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) released its newest data and there are clues and guidelines that can help prevent suicide and save the life of someone we care about.

  • 1 week ago
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What Will You Be Doing in 30 Years?

What can we really do about climate change? These words from the UN Secretary-General have been haunting me: “Three decades from now the world is going to be a very different place. How it looks will depend on actions we take today. We have big decisions to make and little time to make them…”

  • 2 weeks ago
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A Mom-Designed Solution: Keeping Children’s Vaccine Records Current and Useful

Lisa Scharoun is a professor in graphic design and a mom. Her experiences in both of those critical parts of her life led to an award-winning design for better vaccine records as part of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation “Records for Life” project.

  • 2 weeks ago
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Newsday Tuesday: Girls Fight Back

Imagine an 11-year-old girl being considered too old for marriage. It’s a crazy thought, yet millions of girls throughout the world are married as children.

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Partner Spotlight: Every Woman, Every Child

Welcome to our new Partner Spotlight series where we give you a brief Q&A with one of our amazing Global Moms Challenge partners. We’re kicking off this series with the Every Woman Every Child initiative of the UN Secretary-General to make sure that all women and children around the world have more opportunities for good health and happiness.

  • 3 weeks ago
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