The Nordic Midwifery Congress 2016 opened with more than 800 midwives from the whole Nordic region and beyond, gathering together to share research, best practices, experiences and inspiration. Leaders in midwifery, sexual, reproductive and maternal health opened the Congress. Girls’ Globe had the opportunity to speak with them directly.

The Presidents of Midwives united in the messages to empower midwives to take action. “There is no place for complacency” said Frances Day-Stirk, President of the International Confederation of Midwives, and the Keynote Speaker at the opening of the congress. Girls’ Globe had the opportunity to speak with these inspirational leaders.

Mia Ahlberg, President of the Swedish Midwives Association


Hildur Kristjánsdóttir, President of the Nordic Federation of Midwives


Frances Day-Stirk, President of the International Confederation of Midwives


Kristina Ljungros, President of RFSU



Girls’ Globe is at the NJF Congress in Gothenburg, Sweden. Follow the conversations here on and through the hashtag #midwives4all on Twitter and Instagram. Learn more through the following links:

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