The AXA.COM team editor
June 12, 2019

The key to improving women’s health in developing countries

Gender disparities have an impact on nearly every aspect of women’s lives, including health. On top of that, nowhere are these disparities more pronounced than in developing countries. While improving women’s health is a challenge everywhere around the world, it is a matter of vital importance for women in developing countries. To respond to this urgent issue, research suggest that one tool can have an immense impact in this area: empowerment.
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6 minutes
20million
women per year
suffer serious childbirth complications, including infertility
300,000
women die globally each year
as a result of complications related to pregnancy and childbirth
99%
of maternal deaths
occur in low- and middle-income countries