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18th February 2021

Sylvia Hamata

Sylvia Hamata, Champion

Country: Namibia

Bio:  Sylvia P. Hamata is a Namibian, registered nurse/ midwife and an admitted Legal Practitioner of the High Court of Namibia.

Never before have there been such safe abortion options for women, however, the lives of women remain in jeopardy due to misinformation and poor understanding of midwives’ role in supporting women and their choices. Through their profession, midwives need to have robust discussions on conscientious objection of individual midwives to providing abortion and or post abortion service