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International Women`s Day and the MDGs

Snapshots of a Tragedy

  • The risk of a woman dying as a result of pregnancy or childbirth is about 1 in 26 in Africa – and about 1 in 7,300 in developed regions
  • More than 10 million women a year suffer from severe or long-lasting illnesses or disabilities caused by complications relating to pregnancy and childbirth. These range from obstetric fistula to infertility and depression
  • The main causes of maternal death are heamorrhage, infections, seizures caused by high blood pressure, obstructed labour and unsafe abortions.

Press Release & Documents


Videos


Read featured articles by:

    Anne Raja

    On International Women’s Day, Annie Raja, General Secretary of the National Federation of Indian Women and a senior women’s movement leader in India, reflects on the status of the fifth Millennium Development Goal.

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  • Dorothy Ngoma

    Ms. Ngoma is Executive Director of the National Organisation
    of Nurses and Midwives of Malawi.

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  • Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem

    As International Women’s Day approaches, the United Nations Millennium Campaign in Africa is preparing to launch a report on maternal mortality. We are also joining with
    various national partners and UN agencies and governments in a month-long series of activities to draw attention to the alarming number of women who continue to die while giving birth or as a result of complications during pregnancy.

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Personal stories – maternal health

Cristobalina Santos, Panama

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Leonora Pocaterrazas and Albina Chambe, Bolivia

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Marietta, Sudan

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Janice Banaag, Philippines

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Awatif, South Darfur, Sudan

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Fatima M., Afghanistan

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