• November 19, 2013

    With funding from the European Union, Christian Aid is launching a £1.2 million maternal and child health project in Narok County, south-western Kenya.

  • April 1, 2011

    ‘Mothering’ referred to the mother Church in Jerusalem and returning to the church after breaking fast in Lent. But nowhere did it mean biological mothers, says Maggi Dawn. She suggests that the alternative idea of refreshment could be brought back into play.

  • March 16, 2010

    Amnesty International has called on Barack Obama to tackle soaring US maternal mortality rates that particularly affect minorities and those living in poverty.

  • January 13, 2010

    “Career Women Make Bad Mothers" declared a paid-for advertising campaigns experiment. Hannah Kowszun disagrees, and says the 'debate' it was claiming to create is way off target. Not least for hard-working women with children.

  • November 8, 2007

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has told a newspaper he thinks the British government should raise the age of criminal responsibility, acknowledging that very young people involved in crime still need to be recognised as children.

  • November 5, 2007

    In Burkina Faso, volunteer midwives receive crucial training that helps them to keep new mums and babies alive and well. This includes education in hygiene, pre and post natal care, HIV awareness and how to prevent transmission of the virus from mother to child. Visit Christian Aid's Present Aid site here