The United States is facing a maternal health crisis. Two to three women die of pregnancy-related complications every day. African American women are nearly 4 times more likely to die than white women
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Nicaragua: Women's rights under threat in Nicaragua (UAA 249/13)
A law that criminalizes violent acts against women in Nicaragua is at risk of being reformed, which would weaken its protections. There are concerns for the safety of women if these changes are introduced.
The participation of Afghan women in shaping their country’s future and engaging as equal partners will help improve and secure their political status, security, economic and social well-being, and uphold their human rights.