Monthly Archives: July 2012

Are Kids of the World Doing Better? Not When it Comes to Hunger

This week, we released our Child Development Index and the bottom line is: kids deserve a lot better. The Index ranks the best and worst places in the world to be a child based on education, health, and nutrition statistics.   While there is some good news in terms of education and child survival rates—33% […]

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Family Planning Saves Lives, But Millions Can’t Access It

The following first appeared on _______________________ Around the world, an estimated 222 million women who don’t want to get pregnant cannot access contraception. I was surpised to learn Namutebi was one of them.   On the way to the Ugandan hospital where I met Namutebi, I saw several clinics advertising family planning services. The […]

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