#SDGAction1091
Congo commits to reducing maternal mortality and morbidity by 20% by 2015
Description/achievement of initiative

Congo commits to reducing maternal mortality and morbidity by 20% by 2015 including obstetric fistula, by introducing free obstetric care, including free access to caesarean sections. Congo will also establish a new observatory to investigate deaths linked to pregnancy; and will support women’s empowerment by passing a law to ensure equal representation of Congolese women in political, elected and administrative positions.

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Congo will establish a new observatory to investigate deaths linked to pregnancy, and will support women's empowerment by passing a law to ensure equal representation of Congolese women in political, elected and administrative positions.

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Goal 5
2015
Congo commits to reducing maternal mortality and morbidity by 20% by 2015 including obstetric fistula, by introducing free obstetric care, including free access to caesarean sections.

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Time-frame: - 2015
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