Respect During Childbirth Is a Right, Not a Luxury

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By: Claire Baldwin, Communications, Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP) and Susan Moffson, Senior Program Officer, MCSP

Respectful maternity care is sometimes framed as a ‘soft issue’ without the same urgency as emergency obstetric services, but the consequences of mistreatment can be serious and far-reaching. As we celebrate International Day for Maternal Health and Rights, let’s bring mistreatment of women and RMC to the forefront as an urgent priority in global health care strategies…read more