Men as Partners in the Fight to End Fistula in Nigeria

By: Eberechukwu Diokpo, Project Officer at EngenderHealth Nigeria and Nafisa Murtala Ahmed, Presenter at Express Radio Kano For Rukayya, a young fistula client, a phone-in radio program was life changing. The live radio program was hosted on Express FM in Kano and focused on fistula prevention and treatment. Dr. Habib Sadauki, the Country Project Manager […]

No Ceilings Report

In March, No Ceilings: The Full Participation Report, a joint effort from the Clinton Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was released. The report details both the gains made in gender equality since the UN Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995 as well as obstacles that limit the full participation of women and girls all over the world. The report highlights obstetric fistula as a maternal morbidity that could be prevented with greater access to health care including family planning.