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Global Commitment to Safe Motherhood

Rupert reports from Women Deliver on the needs of a Sudanese midwife, the UK's multi-million dollar investment and what the future holds for improving maternal mortality. Also, don't miss the voices of youth from Women Deliver in our special series!

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The Power of Youth at Women Deliver

On the second day of Women Deliver, Brian discovers the power of young people working together globally to challenge the status quo and contribute to real change.

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Support for Youth Lacking at Women Deliver

One young woman’s thoughts on how youth voices did not get the attention they deserved at Women Deliver.

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Youth Panel at Women Deliver Presents

The Women Deliver conference featured a youth panel full of intelligent and empowered young leaders, but adult global leaders didn’t stick around for their insights.

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Deliver for Youth

It’s time to deliver youth-friendly family planning and reproductive health policies, programs, and services to young women and young men.

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Cracking Maternal Mortality

By focusing exclusively on egregious and tragic examples of the most extreme cases of society failing women, we lose sight of the fact that, in many parts of the world, it’s bad for your health just to be a woman.

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Women at Risk: A Measure of Survival

PAI’s report released today at the inaugural Women Deliver conference ranks reproductive health risks for women country by country and provides clear solutions for improving women’s lives.

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Maternal Health: Moving Forward or Backward?

The latest numbers show the United States is becoming more, not less, dangerous for women who give birth here. Why is the maternal mortality rate increasing and what can we do about it? Women Deliver aims to find an answer.

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Saving Afghan Women: The Unseen Victims

Women in Afghanistan who decide to become mothers are the invisible victims of war. The maternal mortality rate in Afghanistan is the worst in the world, tied with Sierra Leone,but stories about health conditions there fail to mention this.

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Why Women Deliver? Why Now?

Women Deliver marks the 20th anniversary of the launch of the global Safe Motherhood Initiative. Its research led to impressive gains in many places, but there is still much more to be done to reduce maternal and newborn deaths.

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