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Maternal Death Rate

Maternal Deaths Drop Sharply, But Only 9 Nations Meet UN Goal

Reuters | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.17.2015 | Parents

BANGKOK, Nov. 12  -- Only nine countries have achieved a UN development goal of reducing the number of women dying before, during or after givin...

What No One Is Talking About: Maternal Deaths, Mental and Physical Trauma in the United States

Timoria McQueen | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices
Timoria McQueen

I hope that by sharing my story, I can help bring some (needed) attention to maternal health, PTSD and how the two can go hand-in-hand. Motherhood, in general, can be a very isolating experience, but when you suffer a trauma as a result of becoming a mother, it can be incredibly lonely.

Donkey Ambulances Are A Thing, And They Could Save A Lot Of Moms And Babies

Posted 10.02.2013 | Impact

Afghanistan has the worst rate of maternal mortality in the world, a devastating fact that could potentially be reversed with the recently developed d...

Indian Women To Husbands: Get A Toilet Or You're Canned

2013-04-05-logo.jpg | Posted 06.26.2013 | Impact

By Bhakti Bapat Mathew, Women's eNews BANGALORE, India (WOMENSENEWS)--A rural woman's right to an indoor toilet is more important than staying in a...

Pregnant and Displaced: Double the Danger

Sarah Costa | Posted 03.28.2012 | Impact
Sarah Costa

It's time we all step up our efforts to ensure that women everywhere can decide freely if and when they want to have children, that all mothers can deliver their babies safely and services are available for women who have suffered violence.