A fistula survivor reaching out to others

2 July, 2015
A fistula survivor reaching out to others
Luciana discussing fistula with women in her community in Namathanda District in Mozambique. Photo: Helene Christensen, UNFPA Mozambique

“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. This brave woman, who was operated on eight times before her fistula was repaired in 2006, was addressing a large crowd at an event on International Day to End Obstetric Fistula in Namathanda District in Sofala Province, Mozambique. Read more