Today, December 10th, is International Human Rights day. Organizations are talking about maternal health in the context of human rights and calling for action on the global epidemic of maternal morbidity and mortality.
Last day to join the 10,000 in 10 Campaign!
Today is the last day of the 10,000 in 10 Campaign to support women’s rights–including health. The campaign, organized by Physicians for Human Rights, ran from December 1st, World AIDS Day through today, International Human Rights Day. The goal of the campaign is to mobilize 10,000 Americans to advocate for US ratification of the Convention to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in 2010.
Click here to sign the petition. TODAY is the last day of the campaign!
The International Initiative on Maternal Mortality and Human Rights (IIMMHR) is calling on individuals to join their movement
IIMMHR is asking individuals to join them today in a commitment to end maternal mortality, so that women everywhere can enjoy their right to life, health, equality and non-discrimination.
Click here to see their fact sheet on the UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Maternal Mortality, the press release announcing the resolution and the full text of the resolution.