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Motherland Afghanistan

  • Aired: 05/13/2012
  • 54:18
  • Expires: 06/14/2012
  • Rating: TV-PG
One in seven Afghan women currently dies in childbirth. Motherland Afghanistan introduces the women behind these devastating statistics. Afghan American filmmaker Sedika Mojadidi examines her father's works as an OB/GYN as he struggles to make a difference, first at Kabul's Laura Bush Maternity Ward and then in an isolated provincial hospital, where patients often travel for days to get treatment.
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