If you were a pregnant woman or a new mother, and most of the information about women's health, motherhood, and raising children was inaccessible to you, would you be the best mother you could?
I've been in Ethiopia for almost two weeks now, and this trip has reminded me that I experience something very specific when I visit Africa.
Twenty-seven years ago, Tirgno Alamrew was born in the rural village of Mosebo, nestled outside Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
I’ve been in Ethiopia for some 24 hours now. It's my third trip to Africa in almost as many years, but my first time in this country. The air is muggy, familiar.
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Like many women in Zambia, when Ngoza Simwanza was pregnant with her firstborn child, she relied on a Traditional Birth Attendant to address complications. The consequences were dire. Today, she advocates for every woman to have access to safe medical care.
Today marks day seven in Zambia—about the half way mark of my journey with the International Reporting Project—and I’m sitting outside on the steps of my accommodation at the Macha Research Institute
Life is unpredictable. Rina Crane can attest to that.
No woman wants to have an abortion. It is a gut-wrenching decision based on her personal situation and, given her options, it is the most responsible. It is an unpleasant procedure, at best.
It's shocking to learn that culture could play such an overbearing effect on a woman's health, especially in the years she first steps into motherhood.