Maternal Mortality

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Violence Against Women

Addressing the most shameful human rights violation

The Double Threat of COVID-19 in Africa

Deaths from health-care disruptions due to COVID-19 are almost certain to outnumber deaths from the coronavirus itself

Gender

Falling Through the Cracks: COVID-19 and the Rise of Maternal Deaths in Africa

Africa’s unified pandemic response has saved lives, but reduced access to routine services puts women’s health in danger

Urbanization

Shifting Front Lines in West Africa

Leveraging community health promoters to protect vulnerable populations against COVID- 19 and other threats in Nigeria

Gender

How to Save the Lives of Women and Girls in Africa

African governments must follow through on their lofty declarations and allocate national budgets to save women’s lives

Gender

Healthy Birth—and Then What?

Women in sub-Saharan Africa who give birth in health care facilities may not always receive high quality postpartum care

Gender

The United States Has Mommy Issues

The factors behind rising U.S. maternal mortality