Women and Children First (UK)
Women’s groups saving and changing lives
Last year, Women and Children First helped save 5,000 lives in Bangladesh, India and Malawi by working with women to turn simple ideas into effective action.
18 year old mother of four takes advice on safe motherhood from women’s group
Midwives work hand-in-hand with community groups
Midwives in remote African villages can deliver as many as 70 babies in a month. Distance is a problem and community groups are instrumental in helping to educate women about the importance of visiting a health centre early, rather than waiting for their labour to start before leaving home.