Maternal Health


Mali Conflict: A Disrupted Past, an Uncertain Future

In an outer suburb of Bamako – Mali's capital - with half finished buildings on dusty dirt roads covered in litter, you enter a two-story house. Like many other derelict houses in the neighborhood, you're told, it is inhabited by "Northerners."


Saving Durga

“Babita! You are going to be a mother soon!” As these words echoed in me I felt a sense of fear. It was difficult for a 20-year-old to imagine what being a mother was like.


Actress Amy Brenneman Visits CARE Projects in Peru

Actress Amy Brenneman, most recently the star of ABC’s Private Practice, visited several CARE maternal health and child nutrition programs in Peru in late 2012. 


Program Highlight: “Using all means to reduce maternal mortality”

Tékponon Jikuagou (TJ), which loosely translates to “using all means to reduce maternal mortality,” is an innovative project designed to address unmet need for family planning in Benin by intervening through women’s and men’s social netwo


CARE Supports Women Deliver 2013

ATLANTA (May 17, 2013) - CARE, one of the world's largest poverty-fighting organizations, is proud to be sponsoring this year's Women Deliver conference, advancing the goal of ensuring that the health and rights of girls and women remain at the forefront of global humanitarian an


CARE's Top 10 Tips for World Leaders Attending the London Summit on Family Planning

Gender equality cannot be achieved if women cannot control if and when they have children. As world leaders convene on July 11, 2012, for the family planning summit, CARE offers our Top 10 Tips on how to meet the family planning needs of women in the world’s poorest countries by 2020.  


The Princess of Safe Motherhood

Five years have passed, but the pain on Neneh Mansaray’s face tells more of the story than the monotone words that escape from her trembling lips. It is heartbreaking and uncomfortable to watch as she vividly remembers the struggles of her past. Taking notes seems insensitive.