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Birth complications kill around 50,000 Nigerian women a year

In Nigeria, about 50,000 women die every year because of birth-related complications. It often happens while giving birth at home. Culture, cost and distance keep many from going to hospitals.

In Nigeria, about 50,000 women die every year because of birth-related complications. It often happens while giving birth at home.

Culture, cost and distance keep many from going to hospitals.

Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Sokoto.

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