Tweet Chat Wrap: The Global State of Motherhood
By Hope Jackson, M.D., and Devika Dixit, M.D. Just in time for Mother’s Day comes the release of Save the Children’s “State of the World’s Mothers” report, which outlines the best and worst places to be a mom and a child across the globe. This...
Missing Nelson Mandela
become free and Houser said, "I don't think I'll live to see it." Still, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Angola and Guinea - Bissau became free. Then activists working to end unjust and exclusionary governments knew it was possible that the same
2012's Most Compelling International Elections
wealthy and out-of-touch. Guinea - Bissau category: Military Junta Disrupts ..... in the West African nation of Guinea - Bissau in April came mere weeks before ..... before the coup took place, Guinea - Bissau 's electoral commission announced
Photojournalist Ami Vitale: Ahead of the Pack
A child stays warm with a hat made out of fur in the remote village along the Iliama lake in Alaska. She moved to Guinea Bissau and moved in with a local family. She considers this time the beginning of "my different path." She never went
Top 10 Places to Be Called "Mom!"
Moms? Worst Places 151. Equatorial Guinea 152. Eritrea 153. Sudan 154. Mali 155. DR Congo 156. Yemen 157. Guinea - Bissau 158. Chad 159. Niger 160. Afghanistan
The Secret Tip to Getting Pregnant?
of Fertility" statues from the Baga people, who come from the northern coast of Guinea and the southern coast of Guinea - Bissau in Africa. "In the African Baga culture, Queen Nimba represents the ideal fertile woman, so at harvest time and
U.S. Government Names African Military Official A Drug 'Kingpin'
Force chief of staff in Guinea Bissau , has been sanctioned ..... was the former head of Guinea - Bissau 's Navy, Jose Americo ..... coups have left Guinea - Bissau deeply impoverished ..... Europe. Last year, Guinea - Bissau 's former President
Will This Man Be Russia's Barack Obama?
local issues. Crima arrived in the Soviet Union as an exchange student 20 years ago from the West African nation of Guinea - Bissau . He enrolled at the Volgograd Pedagogical University and studied biology and chemistry. After graduating, he married
A Trip Across Silvio Berlusconi's Italy
Italy was ranked 156th out of 181 nations in terms of the efficiency of its court system -- behind Angola, Gabon and Guinea - Bissau . This comes at an estimated annual cost to the economy of €2.3 billion ($3.3 billion). "Berlusconi is
Mothers, Newborns at High Risk in Developing World
maternal deaths are: Niger, Afghanistan, Sierra Leone, Chad, Angola, Liberia, Somalia, Republic of Congo, Guinea - Bissau and Mali. In Niger, a woman faces a one-in-seven chance of maternal death. There was good news in the report
Study: Swedish Moms Have Best Conditions
Australia and Britain. The United States was 11th. The 10 countries at the bottom of the 94 are, with the worst first, Guinea Bissau , Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Mali, Yemen, Gambia, Burundi, Mauritania, Central African Republic and Benin. Mothers
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A. Shevardnadze Ghana H.E. Flt-Lt (Rtd) Jerry John Rawlings Guatemala S.E. Sr. Alfonso Portillo Cabrera Guinea Bissau S.E. M. Kumba Yalá Guyana H.E. Mr. Bharrat Jagdeo Haiti S.E. M. René Préval Honduras S.E. Sr. Carlos