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"No Woman Should Die Giving Life" and "Empowering Girls" in Ghana

The government of Ghana joined an Advocacy Campaign on Girls’ Education and Maternal Health in Accra. The campaign is part of a United Nations (UN) project aimed at raising the awareness of mothers’ mortality rate during pregnancy and delivery as well as girls’ access to education. 593 more words

Gender Equality

Birthing Kits - A New Plan

Did you know that Global Women will send 1,400 birthing kits to our global partner in Haiti this year? We have been sending birthing kits to different places in the world for 13 years. 524 more words

Maternal Health

Raising awareness about female genital mutilation: What can we do to help?

By Sunila Prasad, Imperial Hub

On 16th October, Imperial Hub hosted its inaugural talk of The Challenge Series – a series of seminars aiming to inform students on key issues. 887 more words

Maternal Health

Children by choice, not by chance

Uganda, like many developing countries, faces many challenges when it comes to maternal and reproductive health. 16 women die in childbirth each day, the majority of those occurring in rural areas. 1,309 more words

Mama Hope

Maternal Health Issues; Deadlier Than Ever in Cameroon

Out of boredom, at 5:23pm on Sunday the 19th of October 2014, I jumped on a bike to Imagine Bakery to go buy a pack of Shawarma for me and my little boy at home. 796 more words

Back Street Abortions

Turkana Children in Kenya Continue to Suffer Malnutrition Amid Poor Health Services

Last week, I travelled from the capital city of Nairobi, Kenya, to Turkana County which is in the northern part of the country. Turkana is a largely pastoralist community with a population of 855,000 people. 1,115 more words


Challenging the Status Quo in Tanzania: Accessible Healthcare

Blog post by Erwin Telemans CEO, CCBRT

For women in Tanzania, accessing quality, maternal healthcare services is difficult. Affording the journey to a hospital, and paying for treatment, is impossible for many women. 717 more words