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MATERNAL MORTALITY: A HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUE

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Published on Mar 19, 2010

Pregnancy is not a disease. Yet one woman dies every minute and many more face long-term debilitating ill-health as a result of conditions related to pregnancy and childbirth. The vast majority of these deaths are preventable. Maternal mortality is a crucial issue all over the world: Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, South America, and the United States.

Since 2000, the worlds anti-poverty agenda has been dictated by the Millennium Development Goals -- a set of targets ranging from cutting extreme poverty in half to ensuring universal primary education. Of all the goals, cutting the maternal mortality ratio by 75% has seen by far the least progress, less than 1% per year by the most optimistic estimates.

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