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29 February, 2012 The 56th Commission on the Status of Women, held in New York from 27 February to 9 March 2012, takes on the challenge of empowering rural women and acknowledging their crucial role in the eradication of hunger and poverty. The Commission is the principal policy-making body dedicated exclusively to...
28 February, 2012 Santa Barbara, CA/ San Jose, CA/ United Nations, N Y (February 28, 2012)—The largest and most comprehensive map of available services for women living with obstetric fistula was launched today by Direct Relief International, the Fistula Foundation, and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. The...
24 February, 2012 The Worldwide Fistula Fund (WFF) recently opened a new obstetric fistula treatment hospital in Danja, Niger. The dedication ceremony was attended by the Minister of Health of Niger, Professor C.O. Onyebuchi Chukwu, who cut the ribbon to open the clinic and spent time encouraging patients to stay...

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Suffering in silence: Obstetric fistula in Asia
Suffering in silence: Obstetric fistula in Asia