Global, regional, and national levels and trends in maternal mortality between 1990 and 2015, with scenario-based projections to 2030: a systematic analysis by the UN Maternal Mortality Estimation Inter-Agency Group

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 6:14 am

The Lancet. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00838-7 Background Millennium Development Goal 5 calls for a 75% reduction in the maternal mortality ratio (MMR) between 1990 ...

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Is AGEP Building Assets for Vulnerable Girls in Zambia? Preliminary Research Findings

Posted on December 7, 2015 at 6:13 am

The Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program (AGEP) is a randomized controlled trial to evaluate a multisectoral program intended to increase girls’ ...

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Research priorities on ending child marriage and supporting married girls

Posted on November 23, 2015 at 6:51 am

Reproductive Health 2015, 12:80  doi:10.1186/s12978-015-0060-5 Abstract: Over the past few years the issue of child marriage has received growing political and programmatic attention. ...

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A Decade of Tracking Progress for Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival: The 2015 Report

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 6:57 am

The 2015 Report, A Decade of Tracking Progress for Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival, includes an updated country profile for each of ...

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The Right to Safe Motherhood: Opportunities and Challenges for Advancing Global Maternal Health in U.S. Foreign Assistance

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 6:56 am

The causes of maternal mortality and morbidity are no mystery. Women die and suffer debilitating disease and injury during pregnancy ...

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Pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and newborn care. A guide for essential practice (3rd edition)

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 6:55 am

Pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and newborn care: a guide for essential practice (3rd edition) (PCPNC), has been updated to include recommendations from ...

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Do Interventions that Promote Awareness of Rights Increase Use of Maternity Care Services? A Systematic Review

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 6:54 am

PLoS ONE 10(10): e0138116. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0138116 Abstract Twenty years after the rights of women to go through pregnancy and childbirth safely ...

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Making Change from Cash? Evaluation of a Conditional Cash Transfer Program to Improve the Status of Girls in Northern India

Posted on October 22, 2015 at 4:51 am

Currently, 720 million women alive worldwide were child brides. Child marriage is a violation of human rights and significantly hinders ...

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Lifting the Veil: Magazine Expert Meeting on Addressing Child Marriage

Posted on October 15, 2015 at 5:20 am

Lifting The Veil is a publication of Save The Children and Oxfam Novib, on behalf of the Alliances of the Child Marriage ...

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Education Sector Response to Early and Unintended Pregnancy: A Review of Country Experiences in Sub-Saharan Africa

Posted on October 12, 2015 at 5:30 am

This report highlights key inconsistencies and gaps in education sector responses to adolescent pregnancy and motherhood in six countries in sub-Saharan ...

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