Mother and Child Rights

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Recent News

Cuba’s Success

WHO post has identified success in Cuba’s work to eliminate HIV in the foetus of mothers with HIV.see,

Requirements for HIV reduction

“Reduction in Maternal Mortality in deprived regions of the world will depend on child education for sexual and reproductive health with rights (SRHR), including cultural change” A publication in the Lancet from USAIDS (Lancet Commissions) provides Key recommendations (published on line, 25th June 2015) www.the lancet.com •Get serious about HIV prevention—including

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Objectives

Our target is a significant and sustained reduction in maternal and perinatal mortality through comprehensive, effective and requested development. Mother and Child Rights have the view that rural villages in southern African communities require most or all of the factors in society, to reduce illness, promote health, and thrive. To have a healthy community, this organization addresses the issues with essential tasks, involving and recruiting local expertise in education, maternal health and encouraging local initiatives. Our intention is to introduce nutritional understanding for women of 20 years or more, or are pregnant; and to increase local capacity for skilled midwifery care, reproductive health education, and improved communications.

Over the years ahead, many women and children will benefit from the funds and education mac Rights can bring to the people of sub Saharan Africa and elsewhere. In the first instance, by and large, our work is in two Malawian villages, including schools, with one Malawian NGO, and several Malawian midwives and teachers. We expect to create partnerships with schools and villages in the Chiradzulu village in Malawi, so that these communities increase their capacity to learn about health for adults, babies, and children, and protection from disease through learning about SRHR. (Sexual and Reproductive Health with Rights). Preliminary field work in rural Malawi shows that formal education is limited, but with the help of partnerships with Scottish schools, local partnerships with Malawian Charities, and friendship between civil societies and churches, should improve. Much well-intentioned, and valuable humanitarian work is currently done, but some initiatives do not promote “development”. That requires attention to poverty, nutrition, health and maternal care, infrastructure, education and the understanding of children’s rights for protection, survival, participation and development. (UNCRC). Such education should produce

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Appropriate Quotations

“The oocyte (egg) that develops into an adult human being develops in the uterus of its grandmother”

Newnham

Newnham, 2002. Asia Pacific Journal of Nutrition

"Nothing truly valuable arises from ambition... it stems rather from love and devotion."

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

“When a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.”

Mandela

Nelson Mandela, South African Anti-racist Activist

“Train up a child the way he should go: and when he is old he will not part from it”

Proverbs

Old Testament Bible, Proverbs, ch22: v6

“Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful”

Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson, (1759), English writer and philosopher

“Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind”

Albert Einstein, 1941

"Why is it that something that is so fundamental to women, ends up being the most controversial in the development agenda?"

Helen Clark re SRHR

addressing the issue, Sexual and reproductive health education, Helen Clark, United Nations Development Programme Administrator

"Even one woman dying giving life is one too many. I don’t know about you, but I am ready to get the job done."

Joyce Banda

Formerly President of Malawi

"Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights must be affirmed as a non-negotiable aspect of the post-2015 agenda."

Halonen, re SRHR

Tarja Halonen, formerly President of Finland.

“No society has ever seen a broad based reduction in poverty without major and sustained investment in the rights of people to health, nutrition and basic education.”

Maslow

American philosopher