State of the World's Mothers Report Shows Impact of Crises

Save the Children's 15th annual State of the World's Mothers report examines the impact of humanitarian crises on maternal, newborn and child survival in countries consistently ranked as the most difficult places to be a mother. Since the Mothers' Index was launched in 2000, the majority of the bottom 10 countries have been fragile states in the midst of, or emerging from, a recent humanitarian emergency.

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A mother with a 3 week old baby in a displacement camp in a monastery in Bangui, which houses thousands of IDPs sheltering from the sectarian fighting going on in Bangui, Central African Republic.


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