19 October 2007
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London – Every minute of every day, a woman dies needlessly during pregnancy or childbirth, most in the developing world. Ten million women are lost in every generation. Four million newborn babies die every year, also... Read more
25 September 2007
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NIAMEY, Niger — Fifty-five-year-old Hanna Moussa keeps a carefully wrapped bar of soap with her at all times. She’s saving the soap for her grandson, who helped care for her when she was shunned by most of her family... Read more
14 September 2007
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NEW YORK, New York — Twenty-five years after consultations on the subject began, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a landmark declaration on the rights of indigenous people by an overwhelming majority. The... Read more
11 June 2007
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Children are dependent, to a large extent, on the health and well-being of their mothers. This recognition led, in 2005, to the merging of three separate global partnerships, which had earlier focused on child survival... Read more
11 October 2007
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KATSINA STATE, Nigeria — Dr. David Nsimma works quickly. His patient, Maryama Aliyu, is bleeding internally and slipping into shock. Pregnancy-related injuries are causing blood to seep away from her vital organs and... Read more
30 August 2007
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Read more about the crisis in Darfur in these related features: Dispatches from Darfur: Caring for the Ones who Care for Others Darfur Women Fear Giving Birth at Night, Without Midwives to Help Violence Plagues... Read more
3 October 2007
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BRUSSELS – The EU/UNFPA Reproductive Health Initiative for Youth in Asia (RHIYA) officially ended last week, but its legacy will continue, according to a number of speakers at the high-level conference ‘Adolescent... Read more
30 August 2007
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Read more about the crisis in Darfur in these related features: Dispatches from Darfur: Caring for the Ones who Care for Others UNFPA Provides Emergency Supplies in Darfur for Basic Needs Violence Plagues Darfur... Read more
27 September 2007
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — Women leaders of the United Nations welcomed today’s launch of a global campaign to eliminate maternal and child deaths around the world. Called Deliver Now for Women + Children, the effort... Read more
19 October 2007
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LONDON—They travelled from different places across Africa—Sudan, Tanzania, Niger, Nigeria, Kenya—but their common stories brought them together at Women Deliver , a landmark conference focused on curbing pregnancy-... Read more

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