Little Cause for Mother's Day Celebrations in Rural Mozambique

May 112012

This weekend, as many nations prepare to celebrate Mother's Day, Mozambique released the figures from its latest demographic health survey. The figures show a climbing birth rate and -- particularly for women in rural areas -- limited access to maternity care or clean, well-equipped health clinics. Knight International Journalism Fellow Mercedes Sayagues recently visited health clinics in one remote province, and shows the realities in this report.