From Scope magazine: obstetric fistula

Eimear Vize writes: “Constantly in pain, leaking urine or faeces, bearing a heavy burden of sadness in discovering their child stillborn, outcasts because of their offensive smell; ashamed, these young women live on the periphery of their former existence, without friends and without hope….

The eradication of obstetric fistulas in Africa is decades away at least. But these doctors and nurses with MSF, and other humanitarian groups, are taking crucial first steps toward that goal.” (Scope) >>>