In Silence: Maternal Mortality

About the Website and Film

Each year half a million women around the world die in childbirth. Twenty percent of those deaths are in India. Most of the deaths are preventable with access to proper healthcare.

Photographer Susan Meiselas and Reporter Dumeetha Luthra traveled to India for Human RIghts Watch to retrace the steps of one woman who died after giving birth to a son. To view more about this project, visit:

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