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What is Life Like for Women Without Children in Africa?

What are the options for childless couples? And is choosing not to have children taboo?

What are the options for childless couples? And, is choosing not to have children taboo? In many African communities fertility is highly prized and women without children are frowned upon. Infertility affects one in six couples of childbearing age worldwide, according to the World Health Organisation. In Africa, the number of women unable to conceive after a first pregnancy can be as high as one in three.

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Sun 27 Nov 2016 12:06GMT

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