In Photos: Celebrating International Women’s Day

Midwife Dorothy Lenabane helps to deliver a baby in the labour ward of Zomba Central hospital. Unicef is supporting the government of Malawi to improve the survival rates of babies
Photograph: Roger Bosch/Unicef

Amina Shallangwa, a Unicef-supported midwife, talks to a pregnant woman about good hygiene practices at Muna Garage camp for internally displaced people in Nigeria. Amina, who has been a midwife for more than 20 years, says: ‘I became a midwife because the last baby of my mother was stillborn … I said if I grow up, I will have to be a midwife so I can help my people’
Photograph: Mark Naftalin/Unicef

Amina Shallangwa, a Unicef-supported midwife, talks to a group of pregnant women at the Auno health clinic. Unicef and partners have reached 24,610 pregnant women with antenatal care in Nigeria
Photograph: Mark Naftalin/Unicef

Women wait with their children as they attend a vaccination session at the Baraouéli health centre in Baraouéli, in the Ségou region of Mali
Photograph: Seyba Keïta/Unicef

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