Senegal: Activists Push for Change to Abortion Laws

Updated: Fri 12 Sep, 06:07 am

Health workers and activists are demanding women be allowed access to medically safe abortions in cases such as rape, as illegal abortions are now one of the leading causes of maternal death. read more »

Uganda Teen Pregnancy Plan Under Fire

Updated: Mon 28 Jul, 05:39 am

The ethics and integrity ministry and religious leaders have opposed a new sex-education campaign to reduce teen pregnancy, maternal mortality and the cost of post-abortion medical care in the … read more »

Tackling Millions of Maternal, Child Deaths

Updated: Tue 1 Jul, 04:08 pm

Leaders and public health experts from around the world opened a meeting in Johannesburg, South Africa, to call for accelerated action to improve maternal, newborn and child health. Graça … read more »