maternal mortality

British Government lectures the Vatican on contraception

Ann Farmer | 18 Jul 2018 | ABOVE |  
tags: Africa, birth control, Catholic Church, maternal mortality

Maternal health is better where abortion is restricted

Paula Aracena | 02 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, maternal mortality, MELISA Institute, Mexico
Analysis of a decade of Mexican data shows the opposite of what is regularly claimed.

The truth about childbirth and death

Carolyn Moynihan | 07 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: maternal mortality, Millennium Development Goals
Figures for maternal mortality are increasingly available, but experts seem to prefer estimates. Why?

How cellphones reduced maternal deaths in Nigeria

Eugene Ohu | 03 February 2013 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: maternal mortality, Nigeria

A Mexican abortion paradox

Elard Koch | 11 January 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion law, maternal mortality, Mexico
Illegal abortions seem to multiply while maternal deaths fall. What's going on?

Ireland’s abortion furore

Michael Kirke | 19 November 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: Ireland abortion law, maternal mortality, miscarriage
A mother’s death becomes instant propaganda for dismantling protection of unborn children.

It’s babies lost, not born, that tend to shorten a mother’s life

Priscilla K. Coleman | 14 September 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, maternal mortality, perinatal death
A new study based on Danish registries shows abortion is not safer than birth.

Mothers Matter: Who on Earth Cares?

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 September 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Africa, MaterCare, maternal mortality
A documentary film shows one model of service that is saving mothers' lives and health in sub-Saharan Africa.

Chile study challenges the “safe abortion” myth

Carolyn Moynihan | 08 May 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Chile, maternal mortality
Contrary to claims, a ban on abortion is consistent with one of the world’s lowest maternal mortality rates.

Women, children, poverty…

Carolyn Moynihan | 24 September 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: child mortality, family, maternal mortality, Millennium Development Goals, poverty
What’s missing from the Millennium Development Goals programme?

Maternal deaths: not stalled but ‘persistently’ improving

Carolyn Moynihan | 15 April 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: maternal mortality, The Lancet
The number of women dying in childbirth, widely believed to be stalled at around half a million worldwide, has actually fallen by one third over the past three decades, according to research published in The Lancet this week.

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