“The moment for Canadian leadership is now,” said Trudeau in a press briefing at the Women Deliver conference in Vancouver. “All women, no matter where they live, should have access to the safe, quality health care they need. By investing in sexual and reproductive health and rights, and maternal, newborn, and child health, we can build a more just, equal, and prosperous world.”
The 84% of Americans who celebrate the holiday are expected to spend a record $25 billion on Mother’s Day gifts this year, up from $23.1 billion in 2018, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). That’s the highest amount in the 16-year history of the survey, which is conducted by NRF and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
For almost 50 years, Mobile Creches has cared for vulnerable children and their mothers through its community-oriented early childcare and child education model in construction sites and informal urban settlements. Available evidence shows that this model is successful: Kids who attend mobile creches for significant periods of time have shown gains in nutrition, hygiene, and cognitive and school readiness skills.