Likna examines the paid receipt that freed her from imprisonment in a locked patio of a USA-based Nonprofit Hospital in Haiti. Traced photograph with altered facial features (original photograph by China Tolliver)

A reproductive-justice project to abolish hospital prison and reckon with obstetric apartheid

Project Partners

Alissa Jordan, PhD
Center for Experimental Ethnography
Carmelle Moise, RN
Mama Baby Ayiti
  • Pran Ka Ou

    Ou pa sonje Guerlande? Li menm li konn wè sistèm sa byen pre. Li pa wèl sèlman kou yon mis men kou yon sè. Nan lavi li, lòpital misyon yo nan nòd gen tan kenbe twa sè li. YOn ladan sè yo se Naomi, premye manman nan istwa sa. Guerlande  pale avem sou estres, sou […]

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  • Pascal Kakudji Yumba

    Pascal Kakudji Yumba, De la séquestration des mamans insolvables et leurs enfants dans les maternités des établissements de santé de Lubumbashi : Cas de l’hôpital général Jason Sendwe in: RiA Recht in Afrika | Law in Africa | Droit en Afrique, page 78 – 96. RiA, Volume 18 (2015), Issue 1, ISSN online: 2363-6270, https://doi.org/10.5771/2363-6270-2015-1-78 This analysis (in […]

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  • “De la séquestration des mamans insolvables et leurs enfants”

    Pascal Kakudji Yumba, De la séquestration des mamans insolvables et leurs enfants dans les maternités des établissements de santé de Lubumbashi : Cas de l’hôpital général Jason Sendwe in: RiA Recht in Afrika | Law in Africa | Droit en Afrique, page 78 – 96. RiA, Volume 18 (2015), Issue 1, ISSN online: 2363-6270, https://doi.org/10.5771/2363-6270-2015-1-78 This analysis (in […]

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  • Dr. Karen Cowgill’s Work

    Karen Cowgill is an epidemiologist based in Seattle, and was a Visiting Fulbright Fellow to the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2016. She has co-authored (with Abel Ntambue) a pivotal article on hospital detention, which includes a mixed methods case study of a maternity ward in Lubumbashi. This article “Hospital detention of mothers and their […]

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