Vital for "International Day to End Fistula"

After Fifty Long Years with Obstetric Fistula, Two Women Reclaim Their Dignity

They spent most of their lives with the condition, but now two septuagenarians in Mali are healed—and they’re on a mission.

A Clean Bed, Anesthesia, and Other Small Comforts We Can Give Mali’s Moms

An assessment of health facilities found entire wards devoid of equipment and supplies. We can do better.

For One Fistula Client, a Month of Firsts

"Before it can be a battle for all,” says the First Lady of Mali, “fistula must be a battle for women.”

Let’s Eradicate Obstetric Fistula and Restore Dignity for Women

We don’t hear much about fistula here in North Carolina. But many women across sub-Saharan Africa and Asia know it all too well.

We Can Help Restore Dignity for Thousands of Women in Mali

Each year, 2,000 Malian women are at risk of developing obstetric fistulas. Stronger health systems and holistic care can change this.