18/03/2007: Mother’s Day celebration: Global Plan of Action
WCF is pleased to report that to celebrate Mother’s Day a Global Plan of Action has been launched calling on governments to take the lead in fighting maternal and newborn death. The plan was agreed at a meeting of influential women from developing and developed countries. Key participants included Cherie Blair, wife of the UK Prime Minister and international lawyer, Hilary Benn, MP, Secretary of State, Department for International Development, UK, Liya Kebede, Supermodel and World Health Organisation Goodwill Ambassador for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, and the First Lady of Lesotho, Mrs Mathato S. Mosisilli.
Read the Action Plan
Our Radio 4 Appeal update – a big thank you
Thank you very much to all of you who contributed to help us raise our total of £9,345.85.
Please do watch this short video where you can listen to the stories of some of the mothers we have helped in Bangladesh.
You’ll hear from Jyosna who’s life, and that of her son Nurani, was saved by a loan worth just £15.