No Progress in Maternal Mortality in India

Beyond the Veil| One in 7,300 girls dies as a result of pregnancy, childbirth or unsafe abortion in the developed world. In India, the number is one in 70.

Reducing the ratio of maternal deaths by 75 percent is a global priority, agreed upon as a U.N. Millennium Development Goals by 2015. Womens eNews reports that little progress is being made in India in maternal health.

While infant mortality deaths have been reduced by 30 percent in India, maternal mortality has not. Read on in Global Futures