Yearly Archives: 2007

2007 December

Maternal health must top agendas

December 22nd, 2007|Categories: Hamilton Spectator, Newspaper columns|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

KAMPALA, UGANDA ✦A pregnant woman here in Uganda’s capital was recently beheaded by her husband. Maurine Ampire, 38, was a mother getting close to delivering number six. It’s one picture of life here, and a comparable image to the lack of voice that pregnant women have worldwide. No voice. No choice. Just death, and often violently.