2 July, 2015
“Assisting the women in my community suffering from obstetric fistula became my quest after suffering from obstetric fistula for 11 long years,” said Luciana, 48.
15 June, 2015
By the time 20 year old Harriet arrived at the Women’s Reintegration Centre in Soroti, Uganda her older husband had already abandoned her. “I felt like my world had collapsed,” sobbed Harriet who would constantly break down crying during counseling sessions when she first came to the centre.
26 May, 2015
The European Union can play a major role in ending the devastation of fistula for many of the world’s most marginalized women and girls, writes Ms. Hilde Vautmans, Member of the European Parliament in EurActiv.
22 May, 2015
DHAKA, Bangladesh – For women suffering from obstetric fistula, a traumatic and debilitating childbirth injury, the effects are much more than physical. The condition often leaves them stigmatized by their communities, abandoned by their families and unable to work. And treatment alone does not end this ordeal.