35 years old Rose Tsanga died after giving birth to a set of quadruplets! It was a black Friday August 10 for the family of this young 35 years old woman in Moquo, Tiko Sub Division - Cameroon, who died after putting to bed a set of quadruplets; 2 boys and 2 girls. Tears run down my eyes when I watched these fragile kids stretching themselves in tiredness a few hours after delivery over National Television (The CRTV - Cameroon). Reports from the Buea General Hospital in the South West Region of Cameroon stated that the said petty trader woman has given birth to four children, two single births and a set of twins. It is even more sorrowful to know that the one fo the girls in the set died shortly after delivery. The circumstances surrounding the gestation and birth of this beautiful children is horrible.

It is so unfortunate that she did not attend ante-natal clinic even for a day all through her pregnancy. She did not even know that she was carrying many children in her womb. In fact it is upon delivery that they discovered the children were coming out in their numbers. It is so sad!

Do you know where delivery took place? It took place in her house. Please imagine a risk pregnancy/risk delivery/quadruplet delivery being carried out by inexperienced midwives; maybe neighbors or something. My soul weeps for this woman who dies while bringing forth life. Whether it was poverty or negligence May her soul rest in perfect peace. I pray the author of this pregnancy, who is unknown, will show up and claim his children in due time.

WOMEN ATTEND ANTE-NATAL CLINIC SIX WEEKS INTO YOUR PREGNANCY. IT IS A CALL FROM UNICEF AND THE MINISTRY OF WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT AND THE FAMILY - CAMEROON. WOMEN STAND UP AND TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE!

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Nakinti,

What you speak of is overwhelmingly sad. It has also been an ongoing problem. It is a big problem that needs a big solution. But what right now, can I as a little person do, one little thing, that can begin to build a strong force to make change. It can be as simple as like Amnesty International does where a lot of us write letters to the people in power. Through many millions of letters, pressure is put on these leaders and change begins. I ask, what can I do?

Also, would like your opinion on what you think the death of the Ethiopian president last night will have on women's rights?

Ubuntu,

Wendy

Wendy Stebbins Founder/CEO I AM ONE IN A MILLION Non-Profit Organization focused on helping street orphans and vulnerable children in Livingstone, Zambia Africa.