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.
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.
It’s time to deliver youth-friendly family planning and reproductive health policies, programs, and services to young women and young men.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mother's Day is bittersweet for those of us who work in maternal health; pregnancy is still terribly dangerous for women around the world.