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Fistula in Her Words

In celebration of International Day to End Obstetric Fistula, our partner Kupona Foundation shares on Girls’ Globe some reflections on an important question: how do we talk about fistula without imposing our own narrative and excluding women from their own stories? “Women with fistula have suffered so much, so deeply. Many have been voiceless for…

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More Than a Number

September 22, 2014 By Kate Grant, CEO, Fistula Foundation This week, the international aid world will convene in New York City during the United Nations General Assembly to discuss data, procedures, progress or perhaps lack thereof. But it’s important to remember that behind all of these facts and figures are women like Shefali*. At age…