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Women around the world face abuse during birth

Women around the world face abuse during birth

More than one-third of women in four low- and middle-income countries experience mistreatment during childbirth in health facilities, research finds. The study shows that women were at the highest risk of experience physical and verbal abuse between 30 minutes of birth until 15 minutes after birth. Here, study leader Meghan …

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Mother or baby dies in child birth every 11 seconds: UN

Mother or baby dies in child birth every 11 seconds: UN

GENEVA: Global child and maternal deaths have fallen sharply in recent decades, but new UN statistics released on Thursday show unequal progress, with more than five childbirths a minute ending in tragedy. Two reports by several United Nations’ agencies showed clear global progress in reducing the number of pregnant women …

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Mother or baby die in child birth every 11 seconds: UN

Mother or baby die in child birth every 11 seconds: UN

Global child and maternal deaths have fallen sharply in recent decades, but new UN statistics released Thursday show unequal progress, with more than five childbirths a minute ending in tragedy. Two reports by several United Nations’ agencies showed clear global progress in reducing the number of pregnant women or new …

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