Human rights: Maternal mortality and morbidity

World Health Organization (WHO) published this video item, entitled “Human rights: Maternal mortality and morbidity” – below is their description.

#RightToABetterWorld episode 3 of 4: Maternal mortality and morbidity For decades, human rights-based tactics have been used to drive progress towards achieving sexual and reproductive health rights. In this episode of Right to a Better World, experts share challenges they have faced, and tactics they have used to help ensure every woman’s and adolescent’s right to not only survive pregnancy and childbirth, but have a positive experience of this profound life event. Right to a Better World is co-produced by OHCHR, OxHRH, WHO and HRP. It explores how human rights are essential for meaningful fulfilment of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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