Production date: Various 2008
Keywords: UNICEF, children, Afghanistan, maternal mortality, gynaecology
Main shooting locations: Panjhir, Balkh, Kandahar, Afghanistan
Main sequences: UNICEF’s flagship report, ‘The State of the World’s Children 2009’, addresses the persistent problem of maternal and newborn mortality. With an estimated 1,600 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births, Afghanistan has one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. UNICEF is supporting midwife training throughout the country to encourage young women to serve their rural communities.
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