An impressive forum of scientists, gynaecologists, midwives, therapists, lawyers, journalists and visionaries. Check link for program details:
http://www.humanrightsinchildbirth.org

Background:

Everybody working in maternity care shares a common goal: healthy mothers, and healthy babies. Governments, NGOs, and providers are working around the world to help ensure that every woman and baby survives birth.  But more is at stake in pregnancy and childbirth than survival alone, and obstetric models of care can either protect or violate the fundamental human rights of the women they serve. The care that women receive during pregnancy and childbirth intersects with the rights to physical integrity, self-determination, privacy, family life, and spiritual freedom. Continue reading “Conference 2.-5. February 2017, Mumbai: Human Rights in Childbirth”