The Injustice of Unsafe Motherhood

Date: December 2002 Resource Type: Array Publications

This paper presents an overview of the dimensions of unsafe motherhood, contrasting data from economically developed countries with some from developing countries. It addresses many common factors that shape unsafe motherhood, identifying medical, health system and societal causes, including women’s powerlessness over their reproductive lives in particular as a feature of their dependent status in general.”

Advocating for access to safe reproductive health care.