Cassie Werber

Writer & journalist

Tag: maternal health

Divided at Birth – Disparity in Dutch maternal healthcare

A new study has revealed that mothers from ethnic minorities have a more difficult – and dangerous – experience of maternal care in the Netherlands. At a particularly sensitive time for immigration policy in the Netherlands, CASSIE WERBER examines why this disparity exists  Deniz* moved to the Netherlands to marry her Turkish husband, and was […]

  • Blog – Opendor

    As I lay in bed this morning, a man who had lost his dog called up and down the road outside. He passed, he called, he returned. At first I tried to block it out, annoyed. Then I tuned in. The dog’s name was Monster. “Monster!” called the man, anxiously, always on the same falling note. “Mooooon-Steeeer.” Then it occurred to me that maybe he had lost a monster. Read more