"Africa is, indeed, coming into fashion." - Horace Walpole (1774)



Pregnant women wait in line for birth kits at an IDP camp in the eastern Congo. Getting a birth kit means that these mothers will be able to have some measure of disinfection when they deliver, including a clean blade to cut the umbillical cord so they won't have to share.

(Photo: Yasuyoshi Chiba, AFP, via The Big Picture)


Blogger Carole Turner said...

All of these pictures are amazing.

Friday, March 13, 2009 9:59:00 AM


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