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Fistula Stats

Ethiopia

3,000 new cases of fistula every year14

Worldwide

800 women die every day from pregnancy or childbirth related causes8

Uganda

10 years — average time a woman with fistula suffers without treatment11

Ethiopia

Nearly 50% fistulas sufferers under 1810

Africa

< 25% of sub-Saharan African women receive care for pre/antenatal complications9

Worldwide

65% of women with fistula are victims of forced marriage6

Niger

Fertility Rate 1:7.6 (highest fertility rate in the world)7

Worldwide

20,000 girls under the age of 18 give birth everyday in the developing world.12

Niger

< 20% of obstetric emergencies receive care3

Worldwide

Approximately 1 million girls and women are currently living with fistula.1

Niger

75% child marriage rate (highest in the world)4

Worldwide

Between 50,000 to 100,000 new cases develop each year.13

Niger

51% adolescent pregnancy rate (highest in the world)3

Uganda

140,000 to 200,000 women living with fistula2

Niger

Maternal mortality rate 1:205