#maternal deaths

  • Article: Power Outages in Zimbabwe Are Putting Women Giving Birth at Risk

    Power Outages in Zimbabwe Are Putting Women Giving Birth at Risk

    By Jacky Habib|Nov. 6, 2019

    Power outages may worsen maternal mortality, which is at 614 deaths per 100,000 live births. Read more

  • Article: The UK Just Committed £425M So Every Woman and Adolescent Girl Can Control Her Own Future

    The UK Just Committed £425M So Every Woman and Adolescent Girl Can Control Her Own Future

    By Helen Lock|Nov. 6, 2019

    It comes after thousands of Global Citizens took action so that #SheCanPlan. Read more

  • Article: Women and Girls Are Most Affected by Venezuela's Health Care Crisis

    Women and Girls Are Most Affected by Venezuela's Health Care Crisis

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 9, 2019

    The UN says women are dying unnecessarily due to a lack of basic medicine and equipment. Read more

  • Article: The US Is Most Dangerous Developed Nation to Give Birth: Report

    The US Is Most Dangerous Developed Nation to Give Birth: Report

    By Joanna Prisco|July 27, 2018

    An inquiry into 75 hospitals nationwide has revealed a lack of oversight and many preventable death. Read more

  • Article: How One Woman's Tragedy Shows Maternal Deaths Are Preventable

    How One Woman's Tragedy Shows Maternal Deaths Are Preventable

    April 6, 2017

    "My sister, Remie Wamala, was 36 years old when she died during childbirth." Read more