“Love, Labor, Loss”

“A few weeks ago I attended a film fest with my oldest daughter Tonya Sargent. One of the films we watched was a documentary called “Love, Labor, Loss” that told the story of women with fistulas, or holes, caused by obstructed labour…. Fistulas mainly affect women who live in poverty in the developing world and can’t obtain quality health care, mostly in Africa, Asia and some Arab states. As a result of this condition, they are often shunned and ostracized by society. According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), obstetric fistula affects an estimated 50,000 to 100,000 women around the world every year.” [More]

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