Nairobi, Kenya — Health worker Elizabeth Wanjiru was walking through the narrow streets of Kenya's largest slum earlier this year when she came across two schoolboys pointing at something in a muddy ditch.
Of the 56 million annual abortions performed around the world, nearly half, or 25 million, posed some threat to the health or life of the woman. The vast majority of unsafe abortions – 97 percent — were
President Donald Trump's expansion of an anti-abortion rule may be unexpectedly fueling a congressional fight to permanently overturn the ban, some lawmakers say. Trump revived the Mexico City policy,
Lesbos, Greece For the tens of thousands of refugee women trapped in Greece, daily life is made that much more treacherous by a very basic problem: unsafe bathrooms. Refugee camps tend to have too few
I had never seen so many patients hospitalised in a single room – perhaps 60 beds, each with a woman. They had not been injured in war, they had been left incontinent from childbirth and somehow found
Ayak poses while nine months pregnant at a safe house in Uganda, Dec. 8, 2015.She lost her entire family to a rebel atta ... VIEW MORE Lynsey Addario—Getty Images Reportage for TIME 1 of 11 There is no
Médecins Sans Frontières, as it winds up a nine-year project on family and sexual violence, says there are dangerous gaps in services and legislation Médecins Sans Frontières has warned the government
"Every time Mary came in for treatment, she was terrified of going back home and getting beaten again." The first time I met Mary, she came into MSF’s emergency surgery project in Tari, Papua New Guinea