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Agnes Gereb

Hungarian midwife Agnes Gereb changing the world

A new documentary tackles the persecution of midwife Agnes Gereb and the lack of freedom for women wanting to give birth in the safety of their homes.

Advocates join Hungarian midwife Agnes Gereb's fight for home births

Prominent Canadians, including psychologist Andrew Feldmar, have spoken against Hungary's persecution of Agnes Gereb, a trailblazing midwife who has been jailed for her work.