According to a report published by a group of health organizations, each year an estimated 289,000 women die from childbirth complications. The vast majority of these tragic deaths could have been prevented if the mother and baby were in a place that lacked access to safe water, good hygiene, and working toilets. Imagine how much lower that figure would be if they had access to basic sanitation.

While the U.N. and corporate entities are addressing the global water crisis, the development goal on reducing maternal mortality is one of the most off-track. Too many lives of poor women and infants are at risk. Make your voice known, wake up the U.N. and other organizations to the problem, and try to speak for the unborn. For a full article on this issue, click here:: Safe water and basic sanitation would slash maternal deaths, report says


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