Doctors say risks among female youths in Kenya are serious
By Akello Odenyo
Published Thu, November 9th 2017
The first sign of trouble was a thick discharge on her favourite underwear. But she dismissed it as another bacterial infection that would go away after taking over-the-counter antibiotics.
Then there was blood, with clots and smell. By the time she went to see a doctor, she was too weak.
An unsafe abortion was the problem. The secret that she had kept between her and her quack doctor was now out.