In this photo taken on Sept. 10, 2010, a woman holds her newborn child and walks towards a taxi after being discharged from the government maternity hospital in Katmandu, Nepal. In Nepal and across ... more 
In this photo taken on Sept. 10, 2010, a woman holds her newborn child and walks towards a taxi after being discharged from the government maternity hospital in Katmandu, Nepal. In Nepal and across the world are success stories in the battle against maternal mortality. But as the U.N. hosts a September 2010 summit to review progress in easing the world's humanitarian crises, it faces a troubling reality: hundreds of thousands of pregnant women still die unnecessarily every year. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Gemunu Amarasinghe
Sat, Sep 18, 2010 3:50 AM EDT