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Zonta International. Zonta International Project to eliminate Obstetric Fistula in Liberia. Zonta International. A heart-breaking problem that too few know about and even fewer support. Zonta International. Zonta International. A Woman Dies Every Minute in the developing world

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Zonta International

Zonta International

Project to eliminate Obstetric Fistula

in Liberia

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Zonta International

A heart-breaking problem that too few know about

and even fewer support

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Zonta International

A Woman Dies Every Minute

in the developing world

as a result of pregnancy and childbirth.

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Zonta International

“In the 21st century no woman should have to give her life to give life”

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20 women

…for every woman who dies there are twenty more who suffer from the consequences

of a difficult pregnancy or complicated childbirth.

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Zonta International

At least 2,000,000 women


suffer from an obstetric fistula

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Zonta International

There is good news:

90 per cent …

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…is the success rate of state of the art reconstructive surgery.

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Zonta International


national net income per person and year in Liberia

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…out of 1,000 women in Liberia are between 15 and 19 years old when they give birth for the first time.

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…and this is where the global Fistula Campaign of the UNFPA comes in:

information and prevention

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Social Reintegration

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$300 will give a woman

Back her life

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Zonta International

$5 to feed a patient for one week after

surgery has been completed

$10 to transport a patient to the hospital

$80 for surgical tools

$60for a caesarean section

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Zonta International

Ready to Return to Life

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Fistula is a heart-breaking problemZonta can play a major role in

  • Raising awareness
  • Building medical capability
  • Giving many young women who live in a state of constant despair…Their Lives Back
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Zonta International

We can help these young women bygenerously donating to this critical

Zonta International Service Project

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The fistula victims in Liberia thank you for your support