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.

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This Mother's Day - please help us cherish another mother

Last year, with your help, we saved 5,000 mothers and their babies.

Please help us do the same again this year by joining our Cherish Another Mother campaign.

Make a donation in the name of the mother in your life who you cherish and send her one of our Mother's Day cards to share what you've done. Read more.