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The deaths of 1.8 million female infants and children in India over the past 20 years are related to domestic violence against their mothers.
Working mothers are two-and-a-half times as likely as working fathers to interrupt their sleep to take care of others.
Home visits by nurses to high-risk mothers appear to increase their likelihood of waiting at least two years to have a second child, according to a new study.
In a study of earnings inequality among white women, researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst find that having children reduces women's earnings, even among workers with comparable qualifications, experience, work hours and jobs.
Women are advancing further in school than at any time in recent history, a trend that is having a tremendous impact on child mortality.
LONDON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- EMI Music unveils today the complete tracklists and cover art for a broad selection of remastered John Lennon albums and new collections to be released on CD and digitally on 4 October (5 October in North America).
Canadian teenagers enjoy more freedom than French and Italian peers.
The incidence of premature babies has been stable or even increased over time.
-- With One Woman Dying Nearly Every Minute of Every Day in Pregnancy or Childbirth, CARE Asks World Leaders to Commit to $4 Billion Annually to Improve Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Globally -- WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CARE supports the Canadian government's prioritization of maternal and child health at the upcoming G8 Summit and calls on all G8 nations to come prepared to reach an agreement for concrete funding commitments to support health care interventions...
Sub-Saharan Africa has only 11% of the world's population, yet more than half of the world's maternal, newborn and child deaths, and two-thirds of the world's AIDS deaths.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.