Aahung at the Women Deliver Conference 2016


This year the Women Deliver Conference 2016 was held in Copenhagen, Denmark from 16th to 19th May. It was the largest gathering on girls’ and women’s health and wellbeing in more than a decade and was attended by 6000 participants including youth, civil society members, journalists, donors and government officials from 169 countries. The focus of this year’s conference was implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, especially related to health. Aahung was represented at the Women Deliver Conference by Neha Mankani; our Research, Monitoring and Evaluation manager. Neha was able to attend various sessions at the conference and network with key players from around the world in the fields of adolescent health and rights, reproductive health, maternal and neonatal health, Post abortion care, and other topics related to Aahung’s work. Aahung was also invited to present their work as an Amplify Change grantee at a session titled ‘Voices for change – transforming SRHR advocacy’ which was very well received and was attended by Princess Mary, the Danish Crown Princess, the Minister, and Princess Mabel Van Oranje, initiator and chair of international advocacy organization Girls not Brides.