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International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

For as long as women have been giving birth, there have been risks to both mother and baby. In places ...
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International Women’s Day 2019

Happy International Women’s Day! At Operation Fistula we’re working to end obstetric fistula for every woman, everywhere. Women and girls ...
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Humanizing Data

We kicked off our week-long celebration of International Women’s Day by taking part in a collaboration with #MakeoverMonday – a ...
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Fighting obstetric fistula in Madagascar

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula: Leaving no one behind: Let us commit to ending fistula now By Western standards, 2018 ...
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day of the midwife

International Days of the Nurse and Midwife

Leading the way with quality care As we reflect on the theme of this year’s International Day of the Midwife, ...
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How Prevalent is Obstetric Fistula?

How many women are affected by obstetric fistula? Where is the need for support greatest? Women with fistula are often ...
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child brides

The Power of Proximity: Child mothers

Despite international agreements and national laws, every year, 12 million girls are married before they are 18. As more and ...
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International Women’s Day: economic independence for all women

This International Women's Day, we turn our attention to the incredible communities helping fistula survivors earn not just a living, ...
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Escaping FGM

Changing the mentality behind FGM in Kenya Kenya's vast ethnic and cultural diversity is reflected in the differing rates of ...
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Disrespect and Abuse in Maternal Health

We need to talk about D&A. It’s unthinkable. Expectant mothers worldwide are going into health facilities to give birth, but ...
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