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994 Arrow Publications
Published in 2018
Indonesia is an archipelago of approximately 17,000 islands, with a total population of 239 million people (2010 census).The country is home to about 1,340 ethnicities with different views on gender and sexuality issues and varying degrees of access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), including relevant healthcare services. About 49.79% of the people […]
Published in 2017
China is the world’s most populous country with a total population of 1.354 billion people by the end of 2012. China’s population continues to increase steadily even as the population growth rate has reduced at 4.95 per 1,000 people in 2012 down from 11.21 per 1,000 people in 1994. Concurrent with China’s ever-increasing population is […]
Advancing women’s access to safe and legal abortion is a priority for women’s reproductive health and rights, in accordance with the new SDGs focused on health and gender equality. This briefing paper presents the SDG goals and targets whose achievement depends on safe and legal abortion and recommends minimum indicators for measuring global progress on […]
Source: World Health Organization
This paper deals in part with the wider human and socioeconomic consequences of maternal–newborn ill-health (including death) for individuals, households, and communities. The overall objective is to undertake a review of the evidence base on economic vulnerability and social implications in relation to maternal and newborn ill-health, and to highlight the major gaps.
Source: Women Deliver, International Center for Research on Women
This paper provides the insight that in order to sustainably reduce maternal mortality rates (MMR) and improve the overall life chances of poor mothers, policy and programmes need to address two interrelated, root causes of maternal death: poverty and gender norms. It reviews evidence that suggests such actions can reduce MMR by increasing acceptability and use […]
This executive summary examines the ways in which poverty and gender inequality pose significant barriers to maternal health care access and utilisation, and thereby impact maternal mortality. It also presents key findings from an analysis of the effects of different strategies designed to increase utilisation of maternal health care services.
This report by WHO provides neonatal and perinatal mortality estimates by country, regional groupings and globally. It begins with a description of neonatal and perinatal mortality and ways of measuring it, especially those used to assess progress in preventing deaths. Definitions are provided, followed by the most common sources of data, and describes the methods […]
This report presents the global, regional, and country estimates of maternal mortality in 2008, and the findings of the assessment of trends of maternal mortality levels since 1990. It summarizes the challenges involved in measuring maternal mortality and the main approaches to measurement, and explains the methodology of the 2008 maternal mortality estimates. The final […]
Source: INSInet Publication
The paper examines the socio-cultural factors associated with maternal mortality and morbidity particularly in rural Nigeria. Using the gender perspective it explains how gender relations, poverty and other socio-cultural factors relate to maternal mortality and the possible effects of this relationship on food security and well-being in the household. The paper argues that socio-economic and […]
Source: Population Action International
The MDGs offer precise time-bound targets for promoting global development. MDG Target 5B calls for universal access to reproductive health care. By adding this target, world leaders reaffirmed that access to reproductive health care—including family planning services and supplies—is essential to reducing poverty and advancing human well-being.