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Jill Sheffield
Jill Sheffield

Jill Sheffield is a global educator and advocate who has worked to promote women’s health and rights around the world for more than three decades. Sheffield is the founder and President of Women Deliver, an international advocacy organization that convenes global leaders to galvanize action on maternal health and women’s empowerment. Sheffield was awarded the United Nations Population Award for outstanding work in sexual and reproductive health and rights (2008), the American Public Health Association's Lifetime Achievement Award (2008), and was appointed to the U.N. Secretary General’s Commission on Information and Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health. Sheffield received her MA in Comparative and International Education from Columbia University. She has held board and advisory positions for International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region, Population Communications International, Global Fund for Women, and Center for Health and Social Policy. Women Deliver can be followed on Twitter: @womendeliver.

COLUMNISTS
Jill Sheffield
Jill Sheffield

Jill Sheffield is a global educator and advocate who has worked to promote women’s health and rights around the world for more than three decades. Sheffield is the founder and President of Women Deliver, an international advocacy organization that convenes global leaders to galvanize action on maternal health and women’s empowerment. Sheffield was awarded the United Nations Population Award for outstanding work in sexual and reproductive health and rights (2008), the American Public Health Association's Lifetime Achievement Award (2008), and was appointed to the U.N. Secretary General’s Commission on Information and Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health. Sheffield received her MA in Comparative and International Education from Columbia University. She has held board and advisory positions for International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region, Population Communications International, Global Fund for Women, and Center for Health and Social Policy. Women Deliver can be followed on Twitter: @womendeliver.

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Remembering every woman and every girl, everywhere

Friday, 8 March 2013

On International Women’s Day, people all over the world take a moment to celebrate the remarkable progress that has been made for girls and ...

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