Al Jazeera Magazine

The surgeons of Mogadishu 

Half way down the dimly lit main hallway of Mogadishu's Banadir Hospital, a sign indicates the entrance to the delivery ward. It reads: 'Women are not dying of diseases we can't treat. They are dying because societies have yet to make the decision that their lives are worth saving.' 

Journalist Michael Onyiego and photojournalist Adriane Ohanesian go inside the delivery rooms and operating theatres of a Mogadishu hospital to meet the Somali women surgeons fighting to save the lives of their countrywomen. 

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