Women with incurable fistula turn to sex work
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Women with incurable fistula turn to sex work
In the northern Nigerian town of Kano, most women with incurable childbirth injuries known as fistulas usually become sex workers or beggars, a Nigerian expert on fistula said. While fistula can be cured in the majority of cases, those who are incurable are often rejected by their community because of the condition that causes uncontrollable leakage of urine and/or faces.http://www.trust.org/trustlaw/news/women-with-incurable-fistula-turn-to-sex-work/
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