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Unlocking the capacity of rural women

We believe that unlocking the capacity of rural women, who are the backbone of agricultural production in Uganda, is absolutely critical. Transforming the social set up of largely-patriarchal rural communities through enabling district authorities to prioritize prevention and treatment of obstetric fistula, will... Read more about Unlocking the capacity of rural women

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TERREWODE has established that the deteriorating maternal and newborn health situation in Uganda, particularly as evidenced through obstetric fistula, is a direct result of non-functioning health systems and high levels of poverty which are inextricably linked to gender inequality. Women in rural areas are among the poorest of the poor because they are already marginalized. On acquiring fistula, the women fall into absolute poverty. Read more about Home