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Jun 10, 2019 Learn More

The most valuable players in humanitarian action—women-focused civil society organizations (CSOs)—are also the first responders, the most knowledgeable about community needs, and the ones who stay long after international actors depart. In this session, CSOs showed how local expertise can inform humanitarian policies and practices, and empower CSOs in the process.

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Surviving the first day of childbirth (Day One) is a challenge for women and newborns everywhere, but especially in humanitarian contexts. This Women Deliver panel promoted integrated maternal/newborn programming on the day of birth to achieve reductions in maternal and newborn mortality.