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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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Oprah: Time’s Up for sexual abuse

This week, Twitter has been inundated with calls for Oprah to stand for President 2020. Her Golden Globes speech commemorated ...
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Iatrogenic fistula: the result of failing healthcare systems

“While the root causes of obstetric and iatrogenic fistula differ, both represent failures of the health system to provide women ...
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App to end child marriage and FGM

Technological innovation ending child marriage and FGM Child marriage is one of the most severe human rights violations existing in ...
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