In every country and community in the world, pregnancy and childbirth are events of great significance in the lives of women and families as well as a time of intense vulnerability. The relationship with maternity caregivers and the maternity care system during this period is incredibly important and has the potential to empower and comfort or to inflict lasting damage and emotional trauma. The White Ribbon Alliance envisions a world in which a woman's right to Respectful Maternity Care is embedded at all levels of all maternal health systems around the globe and that these rights are reflected in a sense of entitlement among women. Learn more.
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