"I don’t have the time, energy or mental fortitude to try and explain to people in my other worlds the situation here. I am fundamentally unable to explain the nuance of a war I grapple to understand myself while on the ground, and the irony in telling me to ‘stay safe’ hangs on the end of every phone call."
Dr Georgina Woolveridge recently spent six months working in Kamrangirchar, a slum area on the outskirts of Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka. She describes some of the factors fuelling violence in the overcrowded slum.
Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) cares for survivors of sexual violence in Kamrangirchar, an overcrowded slum on the outskirts of Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka. Dr Georgina Woolveridge recalls some of the women she met in her six months working in the slum clinic.