Out of sight out of mind “women in Crisis”


When it came time to deliver twins, Nakbibi, 18, travelled three hours from her home in Faizabad, Afghanistan, to get medical help. Afghanistan still remains one of the world's most dangerous places for women giving birth.

Geoffrey York

Addis Ababa — From Saturday’s Globe and Mail Published on Friday, Jan. 29, 2010 9:04PM EST Last updated on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 8:26AM EST

Hundreds of thousands of women around the world die each year in pregnancy and childbirth – tragedies that largely could be prevented Yet it took until this week for Stephen Harper and others to put it on the global agenda

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