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Lent 2: Childbirth

True Grit: Women Taking On the World, for God's Sake

Sixteen hundred women die every day, some only in their teens, from causes related to childbirth. Of these, 99 percent are in the developing world. While the maternal death rate in Canada is only 1 in 7,300, in Africa it is 1 in 12.

Wondering what this is all about? Read my post explaining why and how I’m commemorating Lent this year.

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