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Season 8 Episode 14

Motherland Afghanistan

Aired Tuesday 10:00 PM Feb 13, 2007 on PBS
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Motherland Afghanistan
In war-torn Afghanistan, women are treated as second-class citizens and their health often suffers for it. Many die during childbirth from preventable causes. Sedika Mojadidi, an Afghan-American filmmaker, journeys to Afghanistan to document the healthcare crisis. The conditions he finds there are beyond deplorable. Can these women be saved?moreless

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