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× Report reveals some women slapped, mocked during childbirth

JOHANNESBURG --- More than one-third of women in four low-income countries in Africa and Asia were slapped, mocked, forcibly treated or otherwise abused during childbirth in health centers.
This was the finding of a study published Wednesday in The Lancet medical journal, which also said women in Nigeria, Myanmar, Ghana, and Guinea likewise experienced high rates of cesarean sections and surgical…