Funding for this research was provided by:
USAID, Fistula Care Plus (AID-0AA-A-14-00013)
Received: 4 August 2020
Accepted: 30 March 2021
First Online: 7 April 2021
: Ethical approval for this study (protocol 733) was granted by the Institutional Review Board at Population Council in New York. Local ethical approvals were received from the Nigeria’s National Health Research Ethics Committee of the Federal Ministry of Health, Kano State Health Research Ethics Committee, and Ebonyi State Research Ethics Committee State Ministry of Health, in addition to Uganda’s Makerere University College of Health Sciences School of Medicine Research Ethics Committee. We obtained written informed consent from all participants in this study. Given the study only interviewed “emancipated minors”-adolescents aged 15–17 years not living under the control of parents or guardians, married, or looking after their own child, no parent or guardian consent was required.
: Not applicable.
: Authors have no competing interests.