International Youth Day (IYD) is on August 12th! It’s an opportunity for the global community to recognize the importance of youth and their engagement politically, economically, and socially. United Nations declared this year’s International Youth Day theme as “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production”. The Day will focus on the leadership role of youth in helping to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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The latest disturbing news coming from Chhattisgarh, India, reminds us that despite being 20 years post-ICPD, we global health professionals have more to do to ensure reproductive rights, choice, and quality of care. And as the story goes—as it has too many times before—the devastating consequences are borne by mostly poor, rural women. It’s unconscionable.