In pain and in limbo: the Nauru refugee denied an interview for US resettlement

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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.

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