Pregnant Women In Poverty Often Die Needlessly

Reading depressing statistics can be numbing. Your eyes glaze over, you feel paralyzed with woe, and yet how else can one convey the details of a global crisis? So here goes: Worldwide, 500,000 women die in childbirth every year; more than 90 percent live in Africa or Asia, and almost all are poor, according to The… » 5/12/08 1:30pm 5/12/08 1:30pm