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Letter from Kenya: For Fistula Sufferers, Light at End of the Tunnel

The persistence of fistula is a signal that health systems are failing to meet the needs of women.

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From Fistula Treatment to Healthy Communities

A preventable, treatable injury sustained in childbirth, fistula is a “canary in the coal mine” — an indicator of failing health systems and an indicator of places where civil societies are deeply failing women and girls.

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Behind the Scenes of “Love, Labor, Loss”

Obstetric fistula is not just a women’s issue, and not just about the developing world. It is about our inability to prioritize people’s lives and about legislation that restricts funding based on political battles. And it reflects a sense of complacency towards striving for social equality and progress.

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