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WOMANPOWER 2013

By Women's Voices For Change
It is our mission—and pleasure—to celebrate women who are flourishing in the second half of life. For a start-of-the-year dose of inspiration, we offer WVFC’s 2013 profiles of women who impress us—“Women Who’ve Made a Difference.”
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Health

Postcard from Africa: Have Buddha, Will Travel

By Lauri Romanzi, M.D.
By Lauri Romanzi, M.D.

What do you tell an 18-year-old virgin with uterine prolapse? “We’ll take out your uterus”? That’s crazy. “Here, use this pessary, it’ll hold it all inside and you take it out for sex”? Equally crazy. In remote villages in the Democratic Republic on Congo, that choice guarantees that she’ll never marry, never bear children, never live the life she’s planned the whole time she’s been living.

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