With a critically damaged health system for over two decades, maternal health in Somalia is in tatters, although recent changes bring reason for hope.
On the Rise
Honoring mothers and those who protect them by
raising awareness of the multiple causes of maternal mortality.
Please join us in doing three things:
Explore the website. Learn about the monument and become more aware of the impact of maternal death in societies around the world. Learn about the ongoing efforts to improve these conditions.
In this short video, we are going to share with you some of the monument’s basic designs and purpose. We are also going to share Angela’s story—an example of a mother who realizes she is giving her own life in giving birth. If you were a mother faced with this impossible situation, what would go through your mind? When you first comprehend that life is slipping away, what is the final thing you would want to embrace? If you could look back on the life you are leaving behind, what would capture your imagination and give you peace? What would you expect of those you have left behind?
Do we remember these women?
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