17 October 2007 - Women Deliver – Redressing global inequity in maternal health (part 2)
Tape#: JN 7360
Khatira, 14, and her firstborn in Afghanistan, where women face a one in eight lifetime risk of maternal death, one of the highest in the world, in part because early marriage is common.
Production date: 17 October 2007
Keywords: UNICEF, children
Main sequences: BBC Correspondent Amanda Cunningham reports a story about the common practice among women in Pakistan of homebirths, and some of the dangers associated with the way it is done.
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