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From Helplessness to Hope: New Beginnings for Obstetric Fistula Survivors in Ethiopia

I first traveled to Ethiopia in 2010 as a photographer with the organization SalaamGarage to profile the childbirth injury of Obstetric Fistula. … Read More»

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Fistula, a Triple Tragedy: The Scourge Destroying Women’s Lives and Dignity

My recent visit to the anti-natal care -Outpatient Clinic in Mulago National Referral Hospital was so revealing. I purposely wanted to know more about fistula and its management. … Read More»

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The Magnitude of Saving Lives

A girl came to the hospital who had both a rectal and vaginal fistula. It was one huge hole; the urethra, the vagina, the rectum, everything was jumbled together. … Read More»

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People Against Fistula

http://www.virginunite.com/Templates/News.aspx?cid=2883843e-dad5-4686-b4... … Read More»

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"This is not opportunistic rape; it's a strategy"

This is the first time I've ever, ever been actually brought to tears when writing anything. … Read More»

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My heroes

I admire local women who overcome adversity in their local environs and despite the wrong done to them reach out to help others. … Read More»

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A Walk to Beautiful

I just watched the documentary A Walk to Beautiful that portrays several women in Ethiopia who suffer from fistulas on their journey to a hospital, hoping to literally come back to life. … Read More»

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Need: Vol surgeons needed in DRC to help fistula rape survivors

HI all. I'm just back from meeting with a nurse in Goma region of Democratic Republic of Congo. … Read More»

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