Interviews

 

UNICEF Chief of Health Dr. Peter Salama discusses the medical issues behind maternal and neonatal mortality.

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UNICEF Gender Specialist Noreen Khan talks about the role of education in reducing maternal mortality.

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UNICEF Senior Editor David Anthony speaks about the human rights issues related to maternal mortality.

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David Anthony

In 1979, the United Nations adopted the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women. This declaration provided the foundation for political acknowledgement of a woman's human rights. Since its signing, much progress has been made in advancing women's health and social status. But the world has fallen short of an important milestone – improving the survival rates of women giving birth.

UNICEF Senior Editor David Anthony speaks about the human rights issues related to maternal mortality.

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