He has photographed mothers across several African countries with some of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. By aiming his lens on the humanity of these women before, during, and after labor, Paolo Patruno hopes to inspire action on maternal health in Africa. Read More »
When it comes time for a woman to face the real dangers of delivering a child, she often finds herself at the mercy of her circumstances. Read five stories, each offering a potential solution, from the front lines of this global crisis. Read More »
These women are sharing their stories and calling on the international community to take action. Meet six of these courageous survivors who each bring strong recommendations for moving DRC toward peace. Read More »
We've all faced situations that beg us to take a stand, to take a risk for a long range reward. World Pulse asked grassroots women leaders to write about their "Standing Up" moments. What emerged is a testament to the rising leadership of women across the world. Read More »
"Yes, I should stand up—for me and for the women!"
As a nurse, Okeny-Lucia has insider knowledge on the state of maternal health in her homeland. She has dedicated her life to rallying for increased access to health care for pregnant women and their children. Read More »