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In World Vision’s experience, enabling women to be catalysts for change can lead to increased female leadership at a village and even sub-national level.
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Paramedic Shanta Das works at the clinic and helps pregnant women and new mothers. USAID is supporting the clinic, which will eventually operate on its own.
“For a moment of time, I can forget about the pain we went through in Burma during the violence. Here I can talk and share my sufferings with other women.”
Progress is happening: 8.7 million mothers were able to give birth in a health facility, while 7.9 million babies were reached with care after delivery.
Both family separation and detention — unaccompanied or as a family — have proven toxic for children’s overall development and long-term well-being.