Stories of Mothers Saved is a joint project by the White Ribbon Alliance (WRA) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to highlight personal stories of what is working to prevent maternal deaths.
“…all individuals and organizations are encouraged and welcome to participate in this global project. Stories of Mothers Saved will collect the stories of women who are living – who did not die needlessly in pregnancy or childbirth – due to a key action taken by her, her family or community, a health worker, political leader or others. These stories will highlight what works and what must be done at all levels – from providing girls access to education, to saving money to secure transportation to the health facility when labor begins, to having access to family planning services, to receiving an emergency caesarean section, to attending a well equipped and staffed facility because the government prioritized maternal and newborn health…”
The WRA is interested in Stories of Mothers Saved told in a variety of medium—including photos, written stories, video and audio.
Materials are due to the Global Secretariat by Friday, 2 April 2010.
Please email email@example.com with any questions or comments about the project.
Stories of Mothers Saved will have its official debut at the Women Deliver Conference 2010 from June 7th to the 9th, 2010 in Washington, D.C.