Earthquake recovery programmes in Haiti are failing women and girls, according to Human Rights Watch. Women are still having to give birth in muddy tents, with few pregnancy and maternity services available. And where women and girls were vulnerable before, such as to rape and other forms of violence, the earthquake has intensified that vulnerability. http://www.hrw.org/news/2011/08/30/haiti-earthquake-recovery-failing-women-and-girls .
US National Organization for Women is campaigning for better research on silicone breast implants. This report lists diseases linked to implants and areas where insufficient research has been conducted (including in breastfeeding and pregnancy) and demands better information and investigation and a suspension of the marketing of implants till companies fulfil their research and follow-up responsibilities in full: