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Archive for May 2019

What is Women Deliver?

In the coming days you may notice Women Deliver Conference references and shoutouts throughout your social media feeds. Never heard of it? Are you currently wondering ‘what exactly is this thing’?

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The Power of Community

While I was fortunate enough to be raised by an upper middle class family in Montreal, I’ve known the struggle of making ends meet as an adult.

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Empowering generations of women with CARE

“When I look back on my life, I want to be remembered as someone who created spaces for opportunities. Through supporters like you and me, CARE is providing a different model to the poorest people on the planet.”

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Remembering CARE Packages, and paying it forward

People carrying CARE packages in Germany

After more than half a century, Helga still remembers the joy of opening that package to reveal the special items within. There were necessities like milk powder and canned meat, as well as coffee and clean clothing. She felt special, excited and cared for.

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Respectful care essential to saving women’s lives

While we know that health care providers in rural and remote settings face many challenges, the way they engage with women, especially in pregnancy and delivery, can set the stage for whether she seeks life-saving care for herself and her child in the future.

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