Safe Motherhood (SMH)

Rutgers WPF is running an advocacy campaign on Safe Motherhood which was launched on International Mother's Day 2008 under the banner of “Saving the Soul Bearers” to spread awareness about maternal mortality in Pakistan.

Objectives

  • To create interest among Stakeholders and ensure the concept of joint responsibility
  • To raise awareness around the theme of Safe Motherhood through electronic and print media
  • To draw attention of Policy Makers and relevant Government Departments for their commitments towards the issue of Maternal Mortality
Achievements
Resolution supporting United Nation's Human Rights Council's Resolution on Preventable Maternal Mortality and Morbidity and Human Rights has been adopted by:
  • The National Assembly
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Assembly
  • Balochistan Provincial Assembly
  • Sindh Provincial Assembly
  • National Adolescent Policy Development Framework (NADPF)