What is Obstetric Fistula?

Obstetric fistula is a tear between the vagina and bladder or rectum caused by obstructed or prolonged labour without access to medical treatment. It can result in chronic incontinence and affects more than two million women and girls worldwide.

Learn more about obstetric fistula in our films, Fistula Pilgrims and Treating Obstetric Fistula.