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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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Deliverables
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.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Goal 5
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This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
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Location: Congo
Date of completion: 2015
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