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Nigeria: The World's Hardest Country For Women by foli: 2:36pm On Jun 02, 2015
ABUJA, Nigeria — At age 14, Amina should have been in school. Instead she became a bride, and six years later, living in abject poverty, she still endures the painful aftermath of the prolonged labor that led to the death of her baby during childbirth.

In the rural Hausa tradition in northern Nigeria, it is expected that women give birth at home. Any woman who cries out while in labor is presumed to be weak. But when Amina’s situation got worse, she had to be rushed by her siblings to the hospital. By the time she got there she had lost her baby.

Read more here http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/06/01/the-world-s-hardest-country-for-women.html

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