Millions of women globally lack access to adequate maternal healthcare. As a result, hundreds of women die of pregnancy and childbirth complications every day. Reasons for this can be poverty, gender inequality and little knowledge of sexual and reproductive health and rights.
Simavi supports women and girls to make their own informed choices. We also work on making good healthcare and contraceptives more available.
Worldwide, 45% of all pregnancies are unintended
Every day 810 women die from the effects of pregnancy and childbirth
7000 newborns die every day, associated with lack of quality or skilled care at birth or after
Support good health and hygiene during motherhood with better maternal healthcare and good access to water and toilets.
Improving the health and wellbeing of mothers and babies in Africa and Asia through group care. Group care for (pregnant) mothers and their partners is a proven success, especially for the most vulnerable women and girls.
Raise the voice of pregnant women
Improving the quality of maternal healthcare by giving a voice to pregnant women through SMS and community dialogues.