Stories from the Field – Rachel Sabbath

This collection of resources focuses on the personal stories of maternal health and mortality from women around the world.  It includes written accounts, photographs and videos that may inspire sermons, educational programs and group discussions.

Afghan Midwives Step Up to Save Lives (CNN)

http://www.cnn.com/2009/HEALTH/07/23/afghan.midwife.training/index.html?eref=rss_world

Huffington Post

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rania-al-abdullah/maternal-mortality_b_300052.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jodi-jacobson/human-rights-council-decl_b_217201.html

Living Proof Project (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation)

http://www.gatesfoundation.org/livingproofproject/Pages/video-gallery.aspx#video=/livingproofproject/Pages/liyas-diary-ethiopia-pregnancy-newborns.aspx&pager=0&filter=&autostart=true

Maternal Mortality in India (a film from Human Rights Watch)

http://www.hrw.org/en/video/2009/10/06/silence-maternal-mortality-india

No Woman Should Die Giving Life (UNFPA)

http://www.unfpa.org/safemotherhood/mediakit/

The Acquire Project (USAID) Digital Archive: Stories from the Field

http://www.acquireproject.org/archive/html/index.html

Veil of Tears: Afghans’ Stories of Loss in Childbirth

http://www.irinnews.org/pdf/Veil_of_Tears.pdf

Videos from the White Ribbon Alliance

http://www.whiteribbonalliance.org/resources.cfm?a0=video

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