Shirima

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Outreach is tough. Lucas travels for miles around the country searching for women hidden away, ashamed because they smell so bad, suffering from the debilitating condition, obstetric fistula. In one village Lucas had been giving education regarding fistula, then asked … Continued

Serena

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Serena was a young woman who arrived at the hospital with a suspected fistula as she was leaking faeces. She said she had had ‘an operation’ in another hospital, but all signs pointed towards a ‘back street’ abortion. Abortion is … Continued

Neema

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Neema came to us 2 years ago in a dreadful state. She had recently been in labour for 4 days and went for a caesarean at a rural hospital where she delivered a dead baby boy. When she arrived she … Continued

The Mom Pod

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Girls’ Globe is an innovative, women-led online magazine and a global network of individuals and organizations focused on the rights and health of women and girls. With expertise in the area of communications and advocacy our network spans over twenty countries … Continued

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