Women around the world face widespread abuse during childbirth
25 November 2019 | 11:12 am
A study led by the World Health Organization has reported that physical and verbal abuse of women during labor is a worldwide phenomenon. Women who are unmarried, young or uneducated faced the highest risk.
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