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Published in 2017
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.
Unintended pregnancies are an important cause of maternal deaths. Pregnancies that occur too early, too late or too frequently can lead to illness during pregnancy and complications at the time of birth. Lowering fertility rates by increasing the use of family planning helps to reduce pregnancy-related deaths and population growth. In many countries with high […]
Source: The United Nations Children’s Fund
The State of the World’s Children 2007 examines the discrimination and disempowerment women face throughout their lives – and outlines what must be done to eliminate gender discrimination and empower women and girls. It begins by examining the status of women today, and then discusses how gender equality will move all the Millennium Development Goals […]