By: Habiba Cooper Diallo
On September 25th, I was in back in Toronto to present a short story I have written about obstetric fistula at The Word On The Street, Canada’s largest literary festival. This event takes place annually at several cities throughout the country such as Toronto, Halifax, Vancouver and Ottawa.
Habiba Cooper Diallo
I am a Canadian fistula advocate and blogger, and the founder of the Women’s Health Organization International, WHOI. I have been doing fistula awareness-building in Canada for the past 10 years. My work on fistula has led me to Ghana, Senegal, Guinea, Ethiopia, and Sierra Leone. I have been featured in Forbes, the HuffPost, and UNFPA