Written By International Women's Health CoalitionWednesday, 08 July 2009This speech was delivered by Adrienne Germain at the G8 International Parliamentarians' Conference in Rome, Italy, on June 22, 2009.
Written By International Women's Health CoalitionThursday, 05 March 2009
Summary: Statement by Beth Fredrick, Executive Vice President, the International Women’s Health Coalition. Remarks for Congressional Briefing— Global Youth: A Strategic Investment. March 3, 2009
My task today is to connect the remarks of my colleagues on the panel to specific actions that the U.S. government can take to ensure the health and wellbeing of the world's young people. As often is the case, I gained insight into the issue in the cab ride here. The driver asked what I was doing with Congress today and I told him that I was asked to speak on what we owe the world's young people. Without missing a beat, he said, "That's easy. A clean environment, a good education and freedom." It is that freedom that we are here to discuss with you today. The freedom for young people to make informed, supported choices about their own lives.
As you have heard from the other speakers there are more than 1.5 billion people between the ages of 10 and 24 living in the world today, the largest generation ever.
How do we make these young people our allies? How do we ensure their ability to contribute to global prosperity? What can we learn from their inspiration?
We are at a historic moment. Not only do we have the largest generation of youth, but young people's lives are increasingly shaped by a trend towards democracy and the rise of civil society, giving them increased opportunities to participate in local and national decision making. We have a new Congress and a new President committed to reenergizing U.S. leadership on human rights and restructuring foreign assistance to better serve those in need. ...
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Written By International Women's Health CoalitionMonday, 25 October 2004
Summary: Delivered by Adrienne Germain, President, IWHC, at "AIDS in India," Asia Society, San Francisco, CA (5 pages).
Written By International Women's Health CoalitionThursday, 30 September 2004
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