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The worst place to be a mother

London – Somalia is the worst country on Earth to be a mother, according to a report published by Save the Children which calls for more action to protect mothers and children in crisis-hit areas. The London-based charity estimates that 800 mothers and 18 000 young children are dying around the world every day from largely preventable causes. Finding ways to meet the health and nutritional needs of this vulnerable group is particularly vital in fragile states and humanitarian crises, it says in its annual “State of the World’s Mothers” report. Almost a…