Human Rights Watch Report Documents Women’s, Girls’ Lack Of Access To Reproductive Health Care In Sudan’s Rebel-Held Kordofan
Human Rights Watch: Sudan: Obstruction of Aid Endangers Women’s Lives
“Most women and girls in the rebel-held Nuba Mountains of Sudan lack access to reproductive health care, including emergency obstetric care, Human Rights Watch said in a report released [Monday]. Their plight is one of the little known yet far-reaching effects of years of obstruction of aid to the area by the Sudanese government and armed opposition. The 61-page report, ‘No Control, No Choice: Lack of Access to Reproductive Healthcare in Rebel-Held Southern Kordofan,’ documents how women and girls cannot get contraception and have little access to health care if they face complications during pregnancy and childbirth…” (5/22).