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TIME: The Fight Against Famine Needs More Voices

Last month, eight of America’s largest international relief organizations — including CARE, International Medical Corps, International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Plan International, Save the Children and World Vision along with partners GooglePepsiCoVisa, and Twitter — launched a collective fundraising and awareness campaign, the Global Emergency Response Coalition.

Love Our Girls Monthly Newsletter: Because I am a Girl

Plan's Because I am a Girl initiative highlights the magnitude of the issues faced by the least empowered people on the globe: girls. It works to create space and resource for girls to have a fighting chance, to see themselves through to a better tomorrow. 

DEVEX: 12 Memorable Global Development Quotes of 2016

At the center of the events around 2016 are global development leaders like Plan International USA CEO Tessie San Martin, whose spoken words have inspired, provoked, or helped us think differently about development and humanitarian work.

DEVEX: When Gender Data Became Cool

Once relegated to fringe conversations, gender data saw its name printed on agendas at Women Deliver 2016 and its quantitative and qualitative potential uttered aloud and debated by small startups and donors alike.

Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

DEVEX: Sanitation for All: Scaling Up is Hard to Do

Successfully working at scale means planning for scale from the beginning and understanding “what works” in program design and implementation. Jan Willem Rosenboom, a senior program officer in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Strategy for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, points out that while acting on observations seems conceptually simple, it is harder in practice. 

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