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2 October, 2017

Free fistula surgeries in Cameroon

Amina was married when she was just a child. Soon after, she became pregnant, and, at only 13 years old, she went into labour. As is the case with many girls her age, Amina’s body was not mature enough to bear a child, and she suffered an obstructed labour, an excruciating condition that could have killed her.

21 July, 2017

Rapariga Biz prevents fistula in Mozambique

“In my community, it is difficult not to see adolescent girls aged 15 to 16 years pregnant or as young mothers”, says 18-year-old Lucia Aiuba Amade from Quelimane in Mozambique's province Zambezia.

14 July, 2017

What I Know for Sure

Opinion article by Kate Grant, CEO, Fistula Foundation

5 June, 2017

UNFPA mourns passing of Executive Director

With profound sadness, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announces that its Executive Director, Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, passed away suddenly at his home last night.  He was 68 years old.


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