Reuters: Let’s ‘Make It Happen’: No Woman Should Die Giving Life
As we commemorated International Women’s Day on 08 March 2015, it is crucial to take stock of progress and outstanding challenges that confront women and girls and rededicate ourselves to making a difference in their lives.
The theme of 2015 International Women’s Day, ‘Make It Happen’, resonates strongly in Kenya where unusually high levels of maternal deaths have given Kenya the dubious distinction of being one of the most dangerous countries in which to give birth. Over 6,000 Kenyan women die each year in childbirth.
My opinion piece co-authored with Ms Ruth Kagia: