Africa: Women and Children the Focus of Achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDG’s)

With five years remaining to achieve the targets of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has made it clear that a concerted, multilateral effort to save the lives of over 16 million women and children, and improve the livelihoods of women and girls, will be the focus….Former president Clinton noted that the Gates Foundation was investing U.S.$1.5 billion to support women and girls in the next five years, especially in the maternal, newborn and child health, childbirth, family planning and nutrition programs.  Global Service Corps Tanzania programs in food security and nutrition focus on most vulnerable populations including women and children.  To learn more about how you can help, go to

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