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Fistula – Another Blight on the Child Bride

April 20, 2012

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By Zofeen Ebrahim Bano and her cleric husband campaigning against child marriage. Credit:Zofeen Ebrahim/IPS KARACHI, Pakistan, Apr 13, 2012 (IPS) – It was personal experience that turned Gul Bano and her cleric husband, Ahmed Khan, into ambassadors against early marriage and its worst corollary – obstetric fistula which allows excretory matter to flow out through […]

Teenage brides suffer pain and shame of fistula

August 8, 2011

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04 Aug 2011 08:00Source: trustlaw // Katy Migiro Farhiya Mohamed Farah developed a hole between her vagina and rectum, causing faeces to leak from her body, after giving birth to her first child at age 18 while fleeing gunfire in Somalia. ALERTNET/Katy Migiro This story is part of a TrustLaw special report on child marriage […]

Teenage brides suffer pain and shame of fistula

August 8, 2011

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04 Aug 2011 08:00Source: trustlaw // Katy Migiro Farhiya Mohamed Farah developed a hole between her vagina and rectum, causing faeces to leak from her body, after giving birth to her first child at age 18 while fleeing gunfire in Somalia. ALERTNET/Katy Migiro This story is part of a TrustLaw special report on child marriage […]