By Claire Elizabeth Felter In Stone Town, Zanzibar, jumping off the seawall at Forodhani Gardens into the ocean is an evening ritual for boys. Though many have been doing it for years and are experienced swimmers, performing the act has its risks. “Just this week…

The story is all too common. After undergoing an abortion in Tanzania, where abortion is illegal except to save a woman’s life, the young woman experienced acute pain and continuous bleeding. A trip to the emergency room confirmed that the abortionist had failed to…