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PWRDF accompanies Indigenous midwives to the UN

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Tarcila Rivera Zea, from CHIRAPAQ in Peru, listens at the UN.

The rate of maternal and newborn deaths within Indigenous communities around the globe is reported to be significantly higher than the rate for the general […]

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Protecting the right to a cultural birth

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Indigenous midwives from Canada, Peru and Mexico gather in Toronto at the International Congress of Midwives.

In the remote Inuit community of Puvirnituq, Quebec, women in their 37th week of pregnancy used to have to fly to either Montreal or Moose Factory […]

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PWRDF monitoring recovery efforts in Mexico

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Traditional midwives provide regular pre-natal check-ups to their patients, provide advice, and- when necessary- refer high-risk cases to the local hospital.

Updated on October 19, 2017 On the anniversary of the 1985 earthquake that devastated Mexico City, the city again is reeling from a 7.1 magnitude […]

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If You Build It

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In 2006, the CAMI opened in Chachihuitan, Mexico, a small mountain community about a two hour drive from San Cristobal.  The CAMI is an Indigenous […]

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Supporting Midwives, Saving Mothers

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Adelia Leonides, a Midwife

The mission of Kinal Antzetik, a PWRDF partner working in the Mexican states of Guerrero, Oaxaca, and Chiapas, is to improve the lives of Indigenous […]

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The Angels God Sent Us

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Eduwigues Galvan de Bustamante

According to Eduwigues Galarza de Bustamante and Maria Louisa Valdez. the Paso del Norte Human Rights Centre (a PWRDF partner in Mexico) is “the angel […]

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Women of Wisdom and Conviction

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Today Jose and I visited the Indigenous Women’s House (CAMI) in Chalchihuitan.  We had the distinct pleasure to meet at CAMI a group of ten […]

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PWRDF Partner Offices Illegally Searched

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On the night of June 5, federal police illegally raided the offices of PWRDF partner agency  Centro de Derechos Humanos Paso del Norte (The Paso […]

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CEDEHM wins Hermila Galindo Award

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PWRDF partner, Centro de Derechos Humanos de las Mujeres, the Centre for Women’s Human Rights (CEDEHM), in Mexico has been honoured with a Hermila Galindo […]

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