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Drag to set position! ADMIN June 16, 2008
Broken promises add up to lives lost.

We’re calling on all knitters everywhere to help spell out in no uncertain terms that enough is enough, that we won’t sit silently while this injustice continues.

You can take part, and turn your knitting needles into poverty fighting needles by creating a patch for a giant baby blanket – a ‘visual petition’ we’ll hand in to world leaders in September 2008.

We’re aiming for 250,000 patches - one for every mum who should have survived pregnan

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Group Description

Knit a patch for our giant baby blanket and demand world leaders meet their promises to provide decent health care for the world’s poorest people.

For every mum, the day her child is born should be the happiest of her life. Yet, in the world’s poorest countries, many mums don’t survive to look after their babies.

In the next minute, lack of access to health care will claim the life of another mum. In a year, half a million mums die because of poorly equipped hospitals, or because they can’t afford to pay health care fees.

World leaders have promised to end this travesty by providing enough aid to deliver the medical services needed, but as things stand they’re falling well short.

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