#maternal health

  • Article: Racial Bias in Health Care Is Killing Mothers Around the World
    Health

    Racial Bias in Health Care Is Killing Mothers Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 10, 2019

    This Mother’s Day, let’s acknowledge the need for change in maternal health systems worldwide. Read more

  • Article: 5 Crucial Facts You Need to Know This World Health Day
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    5 Crucial Facts You Need to Know This World Health Day

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 5, 2019

    “Eradicating an infectious disease is a staggeringly difficult task — we’ve only done it once.” Read more

  • Article: Moms Across Africa Are 50 Times More Likely to Die From C-Sections Than in Developed Countries: Study
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    Moms Across Africa Are 50 Times More Likely to Die From C-Sections Than in Developed Countries: Study

    By Jackie Marchildon|March 18, 2019

    Every day, more than 800 women die due to preventable pregnancy and childbirth complications. Read more

  • Article: Here’s What You Should Know About Canada’s History of Foreign Aid
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    Here’s What You Should Know About Canada’s History of Foreign Aid

    Jan. 30, 2019

    For #IDW2019, Global Citizen took a look at the past, present, and future of Canada’s foreign aid. Read more

  • Feature: Here's What Pregnancy Looks Like Around Sub-Saharan Africa
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    Here's What Pregnancy Looks Like Around Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Olivia Kestin|Nov. 20, 2018

    About 830 women die from pregnancy- or childbirth-related complications every day. Read more

  • Article: Indigenous Women Were Forced to Get Their Tubes Tied. Human Rights Groups Are Calling on Canada to Act.
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    Indigenous Women Were Forced to Get Their Tubes Tied. Human Rights Groups Are Calling on Canada to Act.

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 19, 2018

    At least 60 women have joined a lawsuit alleging they were forced to have their tubes tied. Read more

  • Article: The GFF Replenishment Raised $1 Billion. Here Are 5 Ways the Money Will Help Moms and Babies.
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    The GFF Replenishment Raised $1 Billion. Here Are 5 Ways the Money Will Help Moms and Babies.

    By Diana Duong|Nov. 16, 2018

    The GFF secured $1 billion at its replenishment conference. Read more

  • Article: Young People's Actions Helped Raise $1 Billion For Mothers and Children Around the World
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    Young People's Actions Helped Raise $1 Billion For Mothers and Children Around the World

    By James Hitchings-HalesErica Sanchez  and  Jana Sepehr|Nov. 7, 2018

    The actions of Global Citizens were absolutely critical. Read more