News

21 November, 2016 United Nations, New York – The Committee on Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Issues of the United Nations General Assembly adopted a UNFPA-backed resolution today that calls upon the international community to end fistula within a generation. The resolution, co-sponsored by more than 130...
10 October, 2016 United Nations, New York - Dr. Natalia Kanem, Deputy Executive Director (Programme) of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, presented the United Nations Secretary-General’s report "Intensifying efforts to end obstetric fistula" to the Social, Humanitarian Cultural Affairs Committee (Third...
28 July, 2016 Chonyi, Kenya - At the bloom of her youth, 50 years ago, Jumwa Kabibu Kai, a resident of Kidutani, a small village in Chonyi, Kilifi County, Kenya, was psychologically prepared for the birth of her second child. As she went into labour, Jumwa was all alone in her small hut crying her heart out but...

Pages

Suffering in silence: Obstetric fistula in Asia
Suffering in silence: Obstetric fistula in Asia