Research shows that women in Africa are more likely to die as a result of complications related to C-sections.
Laws in Mauritius allow minors to marry while some cultures on the island are tolerant of child marriage.
Mozambique has one of the highest maternal death rates in the world. Researchers hope to reduce this, with an ambitious project aimed at empowering women and girls.
Many women in African countries who are medically required to have caesarean sections aren't able to access them due to weak health systems and a lack of resources.