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Dr. Hawa Abdi + Dr. Deqo Mohamed:
Mother and daughter doctor-heroes

TEDWomen 2010 · 8:43 · Filmed Dec 2010
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They've been called the "saints of Somalia." Doctor Hawa Abdi and her daughter Deqo Mohamed discuss their medical clinic in Somalia, where — in the face of civil war and open oppression of women — they've built a hospital, a school and a community of peace.

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Somali doctors who treat women refugees
Dr. Hawa Abdi and her daughters, Dr. Deqo Mohamed and Dr. Amina Mohamed, treat Somali refugee women and children, often for free. Full bio

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