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Towards the light, Acting against obstretic fistula in Niger

Women victims of obstetric fistula are very often abandoned by their husbands and their families because of the strong urine stench. In some communities, they are stigmatised and marginalized from society.

In Niger, many women suffer from obstetric fistula. This condition is a social as well as public health issue.

This documentary film takes us through the causes and consequences as well as the actions that UNFPA has invested in, in support of the Government of Niger, to prevent and treat this condition, and to reintegrate its sufferers.