August 20, 2015
Each year, a group of approximately 30 midwives gather in Puerto Escondido, a small coastal town in Oaxaca, Mexico. These parteras come from all over the state of Oaxaca to take part in a 4-day training, honing their skills and gathering new information about safe birth techniques, management of emergencies during birth, and how to ensure that newborns stay healthy.
August 06, 2015
In 2007, Pachamama Alliance, a group working with Achuar people in the Amazon, launched the Jungle Mamas program to support the health and rights of indigenous women.