Health, morbidity, mortality and development 2010, para. 15
Expressing deep concern that hundreds of thousands of women die every year from largely preventable complications related to pregnancy or childbirth; that, for every death, an estimated twenty additional women and girls suffer from pregnancy-related and childbirth-related injury, disability, infection and disease; that more than 200 million women worldwide lack access to safe, affordable and effective forms of contraception, and that complications from pregnancy and childbirth are one of the leading causes of death for women between the ages of 15 and 19, in particular in many developing countries,
Negotiated soft law
Commission on Population and Development
Means of adoption
CPD resolution, Health, morbidity, mortality and development (2010), PP 15.