US foreign aid cuts could be a ‘death sentence’ to women in Malawi, CNN reports.
Blantyre, Malawi (CNN) – When the women come to him, they are desperate.
They meet the traditional healer in a sparsely furnished room, a half-hour’s bumpy ride outside Blantyre, in southern Malawi.
“I mix these secret herbs with hot water,” he says, gesturing to a concoction in a plastic container. “They all want a shortcut to terminate their pregnancy.”
“Once a woman drinks the mixture, she starts bleeding in less than an hour,” he says, adding that the whole process takes only a few hours. Full report on CNN website.