Linvell is a hardworking midwife. She is also exhausted. #MidwivesVoices

Linvell Chirwa: Midwife in Malawi

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With only a week to go until the Women's March on Washington, The White Ribbon Alliance's CEO Betsy McCallon explains Why We March.

Why We March

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The LifeWrap Int'l Ltd NASG Blue Fuzion Group suit can cut maternal mortality rates by over 50%.

A Garment Originally Made for Astronauts is Saving the Lives of New Mothers in Developing Countries

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We are hiring!

If you love the work that WRA does around the world and have a track record of making change happen, apply today to join WRA's Washington, DC office as the new Director of Advocacy and Programs.

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White Ribbon Alliance is proud to participate in the upcoming Women's March on Washington. Our CEO Betsy McCallon explains why:

Why We March

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White Ribbon Alliance Indonesia's recent Fun Walk brought nearly 3,000 people together to walk, run and dance in order to raise awareness for maternal health. It looks like it was a great time - check out this video to join in on the good times:

Selamat Hari Ibu 2016 - Ibu Sehat Indonesia Sehat

Tingginya Angka Kematian Ibu (AKI) melahirkan di Indonesia, masih menjadi momok menakutkan sekaligus permasalahan yang tidak bisa ditinggal diam. Memanfaatka...

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If you're in Washington, DC tonight, please join The White Ribbon Alliance for a very special Respectful Maternity Care and Self-Care Happy Hour -- 5:30pm-7pm at Teddy & The Bully Bar. RSVP here:

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Nearly 600,000 pregnant women in Yemen today are living in areas with inadequate or nonexistent health-care facilities.

‘Sometimes the baby dies, sometimes the mother’: Life and death in Yemen’s hospitals

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Employment Opportunity:

If you love the work that WRA does around the world and have a track record of making change happen, apply today to join WRA's Washington, DC office as the new Director of Advocacy and Programs.

This role will build the capacity of Global Secretariat and National Alliance team members in strategy, campaign and program design and implementation.

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"Although maternal mortality is declining in India, 44,000 women still die every year during pregnancy and childbirth. This accounts for 15 percent of global maternal deaths. Half the women who die in India are under the age of 21."

The White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood India is helping to lower maternal deaths by advocating for the rights of midwives - learn how in this Civil Society...
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Cadre for midwives to give them status - Civil Society Magazine

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Let’s Talk Equality is a project by students and Girls' Globe bloggers from Sweden who are working to make a better world for mothers. In spring 2017 they will release a documentary on the
important work that the volunteers of White Ribbon Alliance Indonesia are doing - but they need your help.

Please donate if you can to their crowdfunding campaign: [ Igg.me Link ]

Support Anna & Tilde to Tell the Stories of Mothers!

Let's Talk Equality - a project by Anna and Tilde, two high school students and Girls' Globe bloggers from Sweden - are now crowdfunding their way to documen...

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We can improve women’s health together! Complete this survey and add your name to the growing global database of Respectful Maternity Care advocates. And, tell your Spanish and French-speaking RMC colleagues about the survey as well by sharing this message.

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French:
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A World of Connections: Respectful Maternity Care Survey

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2017 has started off strong as we celebrate The White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood India's latest endeavor with Swaniti Initiative - the Swasthya Samiksha (SS) app. It presents an analysis of health indicators with the intent of better informing legislators and public administrators to ensure data-driven health planning and program delivery.

The health app that tracks every Indian district

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We can improve women’s health together! Complete this survey and add your name to the growing global data base of RMC advocates. And, tell your Spanish and French-speaking RMC colleagues about the survey as well by sharing this message.

Spanish:

¡Mejoremos juntos la salud de las mujeres! Le rogamos que complete esta encuesta y añada su nombre a la creciente base de datos global.

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A World of Connections: Respectful Maternity Care Survey

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Saraswathi Vedam, professor of midwifery at University of British Columbia, is active in setting international evidence-based policy on place of birth, and midwifery education and regulation. Watch her TEDx talk and get the chance to meet her in February 2017 at The Human Rights in Childbirth Global Conference in India!

[ Humanrightsinchildbirth.org Link ]

Home or Hospital? Holding the Space for Human Birth: Saraswathi Vedam at TEDxAmherstCollege

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TED...

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Join us in celebrating the incredible work of our dear friend George Nkhoma, one of The White Ribbon Alliance's United Nations General Assembly Citizen Representatives. This moving, inspirational piece of writing details his work as a midwife and maternal health advocate in Malawi and it captures his warm and loving personality completely.

Please enjoy getting to know George this holiday season.

White Ribbon Alliance and George Nkhoma

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There's still time to register for The Human Rights in Childbirth Global Conference in India, an event that addresses how maternity care can optimize maternal and infant health outcomes in a respectful, culturally sensitive, human rights framework.

Definitely go if you can because collaborators and participants will be joining the front edge of global efforts to eliminate disrespect and...
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