Make Women Matter

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Make Women Matter is a campaign around five inspirational and thought-provoking advocacy films offering a unique insight into the life and death challenges and choices that girls and women in poorer countries are facing every day. The films highlight the importance of Millennium Development Goal 5 (MDG5). This goal, which was set in 2000 by the United Nations, aims to improve maternal health, reducing by three quarters the maternal mortality ratio and achieving universal access to reproductive health, by 2015. The Make Women Matter films illustrate how with simple interventions and sustained political will, the situation could be dramatically improved.

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