Birthrights

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Exploring maternal health and the power, politics and poverty that impacts it around the world.


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A look at some women who all near­ly lost their lives in child­birth or preg­nan­cy.

Published On 31 Mar 2011
Birthrights - Maymouna Faye - Senegal

A win­dow of in­for­ma­tion on in­fant and ma­ter­nal mor­tal­i­ty.

Published On 31 Mar 2011
Riz Khan - Model mothers

More chil­dren are hav­ing chil­dren in the US than in any oth­er de­vel­oped na­tion in the world.

Published On 30 Mar 2011
Birthrights - Caught in the cradle

A pi­o­neer­ing mid­wife takes on Hun­gary’s male-dom­i­nat­ed med­ical pro­fes­sion in a bid to change ap­proach­es to child­birth.

Published On 28 Mar 2011
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