Who would have thought that in 2017, countries would be gathering to seek solutions on maternal health? Who would have thought that a man would still be dictating his wife’s choice of contraception? Who would have thought we would still have hundreds of girls whose sex inception was not by choice, but by forced marriage or cultural fiat?
Masalah menikah di usia muda masih menjadi fenomena yang bisa dijumpai di banyak daerah di tanah air, khususnya kawasan pedesaan. Permasalahan ini juga terjadi di Desa Campakawarna, Kabupaten Cianjur, Jawa Barat. Padahal hal tersebut berpotensi meningkatkan AKI (Angka Kematian Ibu) dan AKB (Angka Kematian Bayi).
One in five maternal deaths in the region results from hemorrhage during the third trimester of pregnancy or immediately following childbirth.
Washington, D.C., December 8, 2017— An approach based on human rights using international legal instruments can help in the effort to reduce maternal mortality in the Americas, according to experts speaking today at a Pan American Health Organization symposium.