18 Aug

Namibia Police save newborn dumped in pit latrine

first_img How men can have a healthy 2019 5 ways to recognize low testosterone Comments   Share   Top Stories Aiyambo said the baby was dumped in a neighbor’s latrine and discovered Tuesday morning.Women in Action Development reported this week that 40 fetuses and newborns are dumped each month in Windhoek, Namibia’s capital of just 350,000. The development agency blamed violence against women. Abortion is illegal in Namibia unless the life of the mother is threatened.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Patients with chronic pain give advice Sponsored Stories center_img Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project WINDHOEK, Namibia (AP) – Police say they saved a newborn from a pit latrine in a Namibian village, days after a local charity said 40 fetuses and infants are left to die each month.Police spokesman Thomas Aiyambo said Tuesday they arrested a mother of three other children in her 30s for the crime.A nearby hospital said the baby boy weighs 2.8 kilograms (6 pounds) and appears healthy amid fears he could develop an infection.last_img

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