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On Human Rights Day, Commit to End Maternal Mortality

Susannah Sirkin, MEd on December 10, 2009

In June 2009, the UN Human Rights Council adopted a landmark resolution recognizing that maternal death and injury are preventable, unacceptable and a matter of fundamental human rights.Today, on December 10---Human Rights Day---please join us in committing to end maternal mortality, so that women everywhere can enjoy their right to life, health, equality and non-discrimination.PHR is a is a member of the Steering Committee of the International Initiative on Maternal Mortality and Human Rights (IIMMHR), which has issued this call to commit to end maternal mortality as a crucial human rights challenge of our time.Learn the facts about maternal mortality and human rights and see ways that you can take action by visiting the IIMMHR at? Reading

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