© 2015, Mark Tuschman from Faces of Courage: Intimate Portraits of Women on the Edge

A woman confers with her doctor in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She has just undergone a Norplant birth-control procedure, in which the medication has been implanted sub-dermally in her upper arm. The contraceptive is effective for six months.

Stay connected with Women in the World! Get updated on the news and receive information about #WITW events before they happen.