- A stunning Ghanaian lady, Elizabeth Amoaa, was born with two wombs, two cervixes, and two vaginal canals
- Life challenges can be unpredictable for people born with the condition but according to Elizabeth, they serve as an opportunity to grow
- Her story was shared on Born Different and the British Army Wives network event, among many other platforms
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Elizabeth Amoaa, a beautiful Ghanaian lady was confirmed to be born with two wombs, two cervixes, and two vaginal canals
She was born with uterine malformation where the uterus is present as a paired organ when the embryogenetic fusion of the Müllerian ducts fails to occur.
As a result, there is a double uterus with two separate cervixes, and possibly a double vagina as well.
Life challenges can be unpredictable for people born with the condition but according to Elizabeth, they serve as an opportunity to grow.
Popularly known as Speciallady, Elizabeth who is a Women Reproductive Health Advocate came out for the first time in 2017 to narrate her story as a woman born with a rare congenital abnormality of the womb called uterus didelphys.
The story made her the first black African woman to share her plight with headlines in over 100 countries worldwide.
This uncertain health journey motivated her to establish her charity called Speciallady Awareness by raising awareness on gynaecological conditions, combating menstrual poverty and gender bias in healthcare.
Prior to Elizabeth's advocacy work, her dream was to become a lawyer therefore she completed her Bachelor of laws (LLB) at London Metropolitan University and Master of Laws (LLM) at the University of Surrey in the UK.
She worked in various organisations like Birmingham City Council, British Army Welfare services, Santander Banking Group, Eurostar, NatWest Bank, and others.
However, she decided to give up on her career prospects to become the voice for women and young girls suffering reproductive health issues.
Her foundation, Speciallady Awareness, successfully donated sanitary products and medical items worth several thousands of pounds since its institution in 2017.
Elizabeth herself has featured and appeared on several media platforms, Army and You magazine, JUNO magazine and Boots Health & Beauty magazine in the UK, Health magazine in the USA, and other renowned radio, online, and television platforms. Her dream keeps seeing the light of day.
Elizabeth's story covered by Born Different has gain ground and has been viewed by millions of people globally.
See her interview with Born Different below:
Focusing on her advocacy, Speciallady has had an opportunity to share her story and to inform patrons at the British Army Wives network event, Community Centres, Local Churches, London Rotary Club of Hendon, and at Charity Conference in the UK.
Back home In Ghana, her office has visited various educational institutions such as 2nd Image International Skills College, Odorgonno secondary school, Kanda Training Institute, and Al-Waleed Comprehensive Islamic Basic school, and many others to educate the girl child on reproductive health topics.
Her advocacy work gave her the opportunity to be nominated by Ghana Outstanding Women Awards for Outstanding Woman in Health, Outstanding Woman in Social Community, and Shero of the Year Awards 2020, and UK Women of the Year Awards 2020 for the Wellness Warrior Award category.
Elizabeth believes her advocacy work will encourage women and young girls to speak up to seek early diagnosis and adequate treatment.
She can be reached on specialladyawareness.com.
In another captivating story, Antwi Bosiako, a 28-year-old graduate of the University of Ghana, has been working at a washing bay for the past seven months as he failed to get a job in line with his programme.
The brilliant graduate who finished school with a second-class upper was introduced to Nana Aba Anamoah of the EIB Network who is currently seeking a job for him.
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