Ngun Bil Sung has been helping women give birth for 32 years, ever since she had a dream in which she was called by God to deliver babies.
Although she has no formal training, the 67-year-old from Chin State, an isolated, mountainous and devoutly Christian region of Myanmar, estimates she has safely delivered 1,500 babies, including her own.
But now she believes villagers in what is considered to be the poorest region of the country need access to family planning advice and contraception. “For families here to survive, both the mother and the father need to work on the farm. But if they keep having babies constantly, women can’t work at all, and
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