In pain and in limbo: the Nauru refugee denied an interview for US resettlement
The only single woman denied an interview has a litany of health problems and alleges sexual harassment by officers
Ellie* is in limbo. One of just a few single female refugees on Nauru, she is the only one who has not been granted an interview for US resettlement. She is also in pain, suffering a litany of health complaints including urinary incontinence that has lasted more than four years.
She is among a significant number of women on Nauru with gynaecological issues and other female-specific illnesses which doctors say the health providers are particularly ill-equipped to treat.Continue reading...