United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW)


Nisa Geed

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Position Paper- Spain

Spain believes that maternal mortality rate can only be controlled if the nation’s action on gender equality and provision of health care is efficient. In 2014, the Social Institutions and Gender Index edition (also known as SIGI) , Spain had been documented to have very low levels of discrimination against women in social institutions. The maternal mortality rate is 5, and the government is still working hard to reduce it.

In 2004, Spain had established the Organic Act, creating protective measures against gender violence. The measures for health care and rights of pregnant women and mothers include:

The quality of services in sexual he...