Global Voices

Motherland Afghanistan

Season 3 Episode 10 | 54m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

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.

Aired: 05/13/12

Expired: 06/14/12

Rating: TV-PG

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