Women's Worldwide Web

December 30, 2013

WVN Outreach Intern Soizic Pelladeau contributed to an article highlighting the work of Gynécologie Sans Frontières, an organization founded in 1995 by gynecologists and midwives. GSF aims to improve women’s dignity and status in society by focusing on new practices of public health across the world. Recently, they held a mission in a Syrian refugee camp located in Jordan.

In the harsh conditions of the refugee camp, exacerbated by inadequate resources and limited time, GSF tried to ensure women the ability to give birth safely and with dignity. Sylvie, a French midwife who took part in the mission at the Zaatari refugee camp for three weeks, recounts her experience there. Read more about this on the Women’s Worldwide Web here!