Ms. Kate Gilmore highlights the key aspects of Secretary-General's report on obstetric fistula

14 October, 2014

Statement by Ms. Kate Gilmore, Deputy Executive Director (Programme), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on the work of the Third Committee.

The report talks about the importance of a human rights-based approach, including the acknowledgement of fistula as notifiable condition, which will trigger immediate reporting, tracking and follow-up of all cases in countries affected. Watch the video on UN TV.