Infographic: Family Planning Saves Lives
The loss of life is brutal. The estimates are catastrophic. Every year 365,000 women die of pregnancy related complications. Every year 3,200,000 infants die from mostly preventable conditions. Every year 20,000,000 unsafe abortions are performed, virtually all because of unwanted pregnancies. 20 million. It is horrifying. This can be changed. Take a few moments to look at this infographic. Click to enlarge it. Enlarge the parameters of your understanding. Engender change below.
Here are four projects featured in ourÂ Give2Girls campaign which are right now changing the lives of mothers and infants the globe over:
- iLeap tackles postpartum depression for women in Japan. Make a differenceÂ here.
- MADRE nourishes the needs of rape victims in Haiti Displacement Camps. Support the women of HaitiÂ here.
- Himalayan Healthcare runs essential family planning clinics for women in Nepal. Keep a clinic open here.
- Calcutta Kids ensures healthy children by protecting vulnerable mothers in India. Protect these mothers here.
There is still time to double your difference with our matching campaign. Go to our campaign page for more information.
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