Development

Nordic Midwifery Congress Tackles Challenges and Unites for Action

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

 

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

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Category: Development    Maternal and Child Health    SRHR
Tagged with: Global Goals    Maternal Health    midwifery    Midwives    NJF    Nordic    SDGs    Sweden

Julia Wiklander

@juliasglobe

Julia Wiklander is the Founder and President of Girls' Globe. With a passion to inspire people, Julia believes in all people's equal rights, and that highlighting positive change is essential for development. Julia is also a mother, a blogger (of course) and an economist.

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