Posts Tagged ‘women

One of the most insidious trends in recent years is the redefining of development in cultural terms. For example, take this article in today’s Independent on domestic violence in poor countries by Cherie Blair, a human rights lower and wife of a former British prime minister, in support of the ActionAid 6 Degrees project. For […]

Unicef’s report on the State of the World’s Children 2009 provides a reminder of how far the world still is from being developed. Evidently more than 500,000 women die from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth, and nearly 4 million newborns die within the first 28 days of life.