Advocates Battle Obstetric Fistula in Eritrea

In the United States, obstetric fistula, or tissue damages caused by childbirth, have gone the way of tuberculosis and polio. But for women in countries such as Eritrea it’s a widespread and ruinous problem that health advocates are struggling to correct.

Eritrean Women Poets Lifting Post-War Voices

In war-torn Eritrea, poetry is embedded in the soul, in the history, in the very rhythms of daily life, and Saba Kidane is a poet, as well as a mother, ex-soldier, journalist and activist, who speaks of devastations, deprivations and awesome hope.