Explore Birth Rights

Help pupils explore how to improve health care for pregnant women using case studies of new mothers and a midwife in Ghana, evaluate progress towards improving maternal health in recent years, and be inspired to take action as active Global Citizens.

You will find:

  • a presentation introducing maternal health in Ghana using case studies of two new mothers and a midwife
  • a lesson plan critically analysing video evidence of Ghana's progress towards improving maternal health
  • a guide for young people to take their own action
  • additional Birth Rights resources for pupils to engage and inspire their peers

What is it like to have a baby in Ghana as compared to the UK?

A day in the life of a midwife in Ghana


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