New mothers in Democratic Republic of Congo can be effectively held hostage if they can not pay their medical debts - but one businesswoman is coming to their rescue, paying maternity bills and allowing them to return home.
For mothers, losing a baby after birth is a traumatic experience. Now, a Kenyan NGO is helping mothers cope with the emotional pain of infant deaths. Neonatal mortality in the East African country currently stands at 21 deaths per 1,000 births, according to the latest health survey.
22 Dec 2022
As Syrian camps housing families of Islamic State fighters get more dangerous, there are calls to bring children out, even if the mothers don't want to go. The idea of separating families is a controversial one.