Super News | Linda Evangelista Times 3 for September 2012
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‘No Woman No Cry’
Statistically, development experts agree that women are far more likely than men to invest available resources on their children’s education and welfare. When mothers are killed or left debilitated by childbirth, cycles of poverty and misery are particularly harsh for girl babies and young girls in the family.
See Christy Turlington’s foundation Every Mother Counts.
A Conversation with Christy Turlington Burns on ‘No Woman, No Cry’ Documentary
US Maternal Death Rate Soars
Forty-nine other countries of the world do better than the US at keeping new mothers alive. Yes, America ranks 50th in the world in maternal deaths.
Even though the US spends $98 billion annually on pregnancy and childbirth, the death rate for America’s new mothers has doubled in the last 25 years and is equal to that of Saudi Arabia. Read on at Huffington Post.
The chart below surveys maternal deaths by state through 2007. Click for large size.