Pregnant in a war zone: What are your choices?
According to a UNFPA, more than 500 women every year die from birth complications in conflict and disaster areas. |||
London – In Yemen women give birth in caves to avoid air strikes, in war-torn Syria child marriages are increasing, while in eastern Ukraine, where conflict has been raging for two years, domestic violence is rising, aid agencies have been reporting. Even though these scenarios are typical of the hardships faced by women in conflict zones or disasters, too little is being done to address their needs beyond providing them with the most basic humanitarian aid, …read more
Source: Independent Online