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New Save the Children report highlights unequal progress in tackling malnutrition

  |   SUN Civil Society Network

Launched in June 2016, a new report by Save the Children has revealed the results of new research into what makes some children more vulnerable to malnutrition than others. The report, Unequal Portions: ending malnutrition for every child, is part of a new campaign, Every Last Child, aiming...

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UNICEF’s 2016 State of the World’s Children Report calls for a fair chance for every child

  |   SUN UN Network

On 28 June 2016, UNICEF launched their annual flagship report The State of the World's Children which paints a stark picture of what is in store for the world’s poorest children if governments, donors, businesses and international organizations do not accelerate efforts to address their needs. The 2016 State...

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Household’s Experience to Tackle Malnutrition – East Gojam Experience, Ethiopia

  |   SUN Civil Society Network, Blogs

Ethiopia Civil Society Coalition for Scaling up Nutrition (ECSC-SUN) Bayush Beyen lives in Qerer kebele, a rural kebele in Machakel woreda of the Amhara Regional State. She has seven children with the last one only three months old. She remembers that during her previous pregnancies, she...

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The sixtieth session of the Commission on the Status of Women

  |   SUN Country Network, SUN UN Network

From 14 to 24 March 2016, the sixtieth session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Representatives of Member States, United Nations entities, and Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) accredited non-governmental organizations from all...

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CSW60 Investing in women’s nutrition for healthy, smart and more sustainable societies

  |   SUN UN Network

On 21 March 2016, the Food and Agricultural Organization, World Health Organization and UNICEF event for the occassion of the 60th Annual Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), held an event titled "Investing in women's nutrition for healthy, smart and more sustainable choices." This event...

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The Celebration of International Women’s Day 2016 across the SUN Movement

  |   SUN Country Network

On 8 March 2016, organisations and individuals around the world celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD) to recognise the economic, political and social achievements of women around the world. SUN Countries and Networks recognise gender equality and women’s empowerment as a necessary intervention to end malnutrition, and therefore,...

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The SPRING Project makes a nutrition #PledgeForParity on Women’s Day

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On 8 March 2016, the USAID funded global nutrition project, Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (SPRING), joined the global health and nutrition communities by pledging for parity for women and adolescent girl in their quest to end malnutrition. SPRING recognises the critical role women...

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