According to OXFAM, a woman dies every 27 minutes in Afghanistan from complications related to pregnancy.
The country has been labeled the worst place in the world to give birth.
But one woman in a remote village of the Badakshan region is doing all she can to give expectant mothers the care they so desperately need.
Maeva Bambuck has her story.
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CORRESPONDENT & VIDEOGRAPHER & EDITOR: Maeva Bambuck