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Three-fourths of all maternal deaths are caused by delivery-related complications. Having a skilled birth attendant is essential for keeping mother's healthy, says Sarah Barnes, in her conversation with
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Community support and a drive for education are two of the keys for according to John Thon Majok, former Lost Boy and now Senior Program Analyst
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“The last few years have seen a growing call across Europe to nationalize water utilities..., [but] delivering water security and owning assets are not the same thing.” - ,
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During the 1960s, “saw the start of a major expansion towards the periphery.” Today, a high percentage of poor families live in peripheral districts, but more than 70 percent of the jobs are concentrated in Mexico City proper.
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“The disrespect and abuse that women often face during pregnancy and childbirth only gets worse in times of conflict. The urgent need in crisis settings sometimes leads the humanitarian community to overlook the quality of care.”
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New Security Beat Aug 12
Three-fourths of all maternal deaths are caused by delivery-related complications. Sarah Barnes, Director of tells that having a skilled birth attendant is vital to reducing a woman’s chance of dying in childbirth.
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New Security Beat Aug 18
“How much time passes before a woman—or her relatives—decide to seek care or emergency medical services during pregnancy? It often depends on how much they know about the services available.”
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New Security Beat Aug 18
“Rather than being merely a transportation issue, long commutes are a reflection of economic inequality.” Read our review of the documentary "Rush Hour."
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New Security Beat Aug 18
Resource constraints as well as cultural and language barriers make it difficult for women in conflict settings to access essential information about essential maternal health services.
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New Security Beat Aug 18
“Public ownership is not an answer to water delivery problems; instead, it is a choice of which risks taxpayers underwrite.” - ,
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New Security Beat Aug 18
"Rush Hour" by filmmaker Luciana Kaplan, explores the dimensions of ineqaulity in urban commuting.
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New Security Beat Aug 17
Cities—and organizations like —can lead the way in addressing the needs of refugees by integrating newcomers into their communities and by grooming citizen diplomats. - John Thon Majok,
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New Security Beat Aug 17
Listen to the latest episode of "Everybody Counts" with to learn about how maternal mortality intersects with challenges of gender, race, and class in developed and developing countries alike.
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New Security Beat Aug 17
can be an effective voice in the forced dialogue because they understand the situation from the perspective of both victims and survivors” says John Thon Majok, , at the annual conference
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New Security Beat Aug 17
Information on maternal health services may be hard to come by in conflict-affected areas, especially among internally displaced women, and this can delay women seeking the care they need.
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“If we want to understand what a society values, what a government values, looking at the role of women, looking at maternal mortality is a great way to do that.” - Jeremy Youde in the latest episode of Everybody Counts
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New Security Beat Aug 17
Rush Hour: Three Commutes, Three Stories - a documentary from Luciana Kaplan
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Giulio Boccaletti Aug 17
Asset ownership vs service delivery key test for the promise. Easy to win votes demonizing private or public ownership based on delivery. But if capital costs drive expenditures, as they do in , change in ownership unlikely to solve failures to police delivery.
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New Security Beat Aug 17
Work with refugees has shown that women are less likely to pursue essential maternity care when the facilities available lack privacy and female providers.
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New Security Beat Aug 17
John Thon Majok, identifies 4 factors to in his talk to at their annual conference
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