This Mother’s Day, choose your card wisely. By sending a special WFP (World Food Programme) eCard you can honor a mother in your life - and save a life at the same time. Just click on the banner above to send your card.
- 1. Children in developing countries who are born weighing less than 2,500 grams are 20 times more likely to die in infancy than heavier babies. (Source UNICEF)
- Around 50% of pregnant women in developing countries are anaemic. Lack of iron increases the risk of death of the mother at delivery, accounting for at least 20% of maternal mortality.
- In most developing countries women produce between 60 and 80% of the food, but they own less than 2% of the world’s titled land.