Published on February 6, 2013 at 11:04 PM
In this audio report from United Nations Radio, Marleen Temmerman, head of the Department of Reproductive Health and Research at the WHO, talks to the U.N.'s Beng Poblete-Enriquez about preventable deaths among women globally. Temmerman discusses the need for family planning, safe motherhood, sexual education and prevention of unsafe abortion, among other issues, and relays some of her experiences working with women worldwide (2/1).
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