Family in International Organizations

Maternal deaths down 44% in 25 years


Worldwide, maternal mortality has fallen by 44% since 1990, according to the latest report from WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group and the United Nations Population Division. Passing from about 532,000 to an estimated ...

Historical decline in poverty worldwide


Fewer than 10% of the world’s population will live in extreme poverty for the first time by the end of 2015. Using a new poverty line, the World Bank estimates that the global population ...