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Improve Maternal Health

MDG Goal 5: Improve Maternal Health

Goal 5.A: Reduce maternal mortality ratio by 3/4

The following information is from the UN Millennium Development Goals – Maternal web site

5. A Reduce by three quarters, between 1990 and 2015, the maternal mortality ratio

Gender Equality

MDG 3: Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women

Goal 3.A – Eliminate Gender disparity and education

3.A - Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education, preferably by 2005, and in all levels of education no later than 2015


Focus 4: Education


Everyone has a right to education. Achieving universal access to quality education is critical to poverty eradication across generations, opens up lifelong opportunities, promotes gender equality and women's empowerment, shapes cultures, values and creates a skilled labour force. Some areas that could be considered include: