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Many African Females at Risk of Obstetric Fistula

Medical personnel in French-speaking Central African countries say obstetric fistula haunts 40 percent of women.  It is a severe condition where women cannot control urine flow due to physical tears caused by early marriages and births. Many women are abandoned and ostracized but doctors are helping some of the women with free surgeries.    Eyenga Catherine weeps in pain while being treated for uncontrolled urine flow at the university teaching hospital in Yaounde. The...

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