Pathfinder Mourns Loss of Cory L. Richards, Guttmacher Institute Leader
Pathfinder International expresses our heartfelt condolences to the staff, Board members, and supporters of the Guttmacher Institute for the devastating loss of Cory L. Richards to pancreatic cancer on April 4th. We also send our thoughts to his family, friends, and the colleagues with whom he worked around the world.
“Cory was a life-long advocate for public health, with an unflagging commitment to Guttmacher’s mission for over 40 years,” Purnima Mane, President of Pathfinder said. “We will all miss his incredible passion and strong voice for global health.”
Most recently, Cory was the Executive Vice President and Vice President for Public Policy at Guttmacher. For more on Cory’s inspiring career as well as ways to honor him, please visit http://www.guttmacher.org/Cory-L-Richards.html.
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Commission on Population and Development Champions Reproductive Health and Rights for Sustainable Development
This past weekend, national governments called for the promotion of sexual and reproductive health and rights as a part of the emerging sustainable development framework at the Commission on Population and Development.
Pathfinder International Commends Commission on the Status of Women for Landmark Gender Equality Agreement
On Saturday, United Nations Member States agreed that a stand-alone gender equality and women’s empowerment goal is crucial to the post-2015 sustainable development goals.