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
Ani* (Pseudonym)
Nurse Midwife
  • Speaking with Maria Cheng

    AP Journalist Maria Cheng has authored some of the most crucial investigative reports on hospital detention across the globe. Maria sat down with China Tolliver and Alissa Jordan to discuss the problem of hospital detention around the world. 

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  • Nous parlons avec Prof. Kakudji Yumba Pascal

    Kakudji Yumba Pascal est professeur à la faculté de Droit- Université de Lubumbashi. Il est également chef de Département de Droit privé et Judiciaire. Il est détenteur non seulement de diplôme d’études approfondies en science de la santé orientation droit médical et bioéthique de L’Université catholique de Louvain(2008) et d’un diplôme de doctorat en Droit.…

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  • Maria Cheng’s Work

    Maria Cheng is a London-based European medical writer for the Associated Press, focusing on accountability issues in public health. Cheng and colleagues were behind a series of award-winning investigative articles that revealed how the World Health Organization botched its responses to outbreaks of Ebola in West Africa and yellow fever in Central Africa. Before joining the AP, Cheng worked for…

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