Stephanie Linus Takes Fistula Awareness Campaign To Maiduguri
Filmmaker & Entrepreneur, Nollywood Actress, Multi — Brand Ambassador and human rights advocate Stephanie Linus has once again demonstrated an unrelenting fight against fistula and child marriage with her recent fistula awareness campaign in Maiduguri, Borno State.
Using her award-winning movie — DRY as a tool to educate young girls and women, the actress pushed forward her message for fistula prevention and child rights protection.
Obstetric fistula is a severe condition that has devastating consequences for women and young girls.
It is prevalent in poor countries, communities with high number of child brides and among women who give birth without access to medical help.
If a woman’s labor becomes obstructed, she could remain in excruciating pain for days before her baby is finally dislodged…
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Originally published at https://africancelebs.com on December 18, 2019.