Keeping the promise: Three steps for mothers & babies health

The 2019 United Nations High Level Meeting on Universal Healthcare (UHC) during the UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York presented the ideal stage for political leaders to translate their bold…

Youth are the driving force that can help achieve SDG3

In this last piece from our youth blog series, Magnifique, a doctor specialising in obstetrics and gynaecology, explains why youth must be involved in the GFF if we are to meet the challenging…

MamaYe Nigeria celebrates an SDG Champion

Meet Adepeju Jaiyeoba founder of Brown Button Foundation and the brain behind ‘Mother’s delivery kit’.

Progressing toward SDG 3

Women’s chances of surviving childbirth improved significantly during the MDG era (2000 - 2015).

No Woman Should Die Giving Birth

The Honourable Minister of Health of the Federal Republic of Nigeria recognises the need for urgent steps to be taken to reverse the trend.

Family Planning Saves Women's Lives

The government of Sierra Leone and its partners are making an effort in empowering the population of the country with education on Family Planning. 

Tanzania's need for family planning

Investing in the health of adolescent girls is a smart economic move for Tanzania.

Looking forward to a Kenya where all women and newborns survive

All women and newborns should be able to survive childbirth.  Our political leaders have a duty to adopt positive, cost-effective and proactive measures to save maternal and newborn lives.

'Whatever your Political Colours' campaign launches

A new campaign, “Whatever your political colours” has been launched to urge political leaders to prioritise maternal and newborn health.

SDGs: "Accelerating protection & empowerment"

That’s a significant target, within just one of the aspirational Global Goals that were adopted at the UN General Assembly in September 2015. It is also a target that is integral to our work at E4A-…

One of the world's most urgent issues

Lack of safe water, sanitation and hygiene remains one of the worlds most urgent issues. For the E4A-MamaYe programme this is especially relevant.

Using data to accelerate implementation of the SDGs

Today at the Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW), an expert panel will discuss 'the availability and use of data and gender statistics.

Rights for Mothers on International Human Rights Day

Let us honor our pregnant women and our children in accessing quality health care and their health rights, as we commemorate International Human Rights today 10th December.

Pregnant and homeless - Being pregnant in an IDP camp

Ijeoma explores the fears and hopes of women who became pregnant, the effect of their pregnancies on the statistics of maternal and newborn health and attainment of SDGs in Nigeria.

Take Action for Girls and Women with the Global Goals

8th March is International Women’s Day, TAKE ACTION for girls and women with one of the incredible campaigns that are fighting for their empowerment - including MamaYe!

Speaking out on the health-related Post 2015 agenda

Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will soon give way to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Nigeria has seized the opportunity to contribute to new strategies.