For women and girls living in the city of Choloma, widespread violence and poverty mean that access to family planning services is absolutely critical. However, COVID-19 restrictions have closed clinics and cut off vulnerable patients. MSF doctor Maura shares this powerful and passionate report.
Sarah, a nurse from the USA, is working for MSF/ Doctors Without Borders in Honduras. She has been focusing on the response to sexual and gender-based violence, aiming to improve treatment and follow up, as well as links with existing services.
"Tonight I handed out condoms to commercial sex workers outside a strip club connected to a ‘hotel’ and spent the evening strolling through crowded market stalls with a small team of doctors, nurses and psychologists."