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

TEDWomen 2010 · 8:43 · Filmed Dec 2010
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Hawa Abdi + Deqo Mohamed: Mother and daughter doctor-heroes
8:43 · Filmed December 2010 at TEDWomen 2010 · Subtitles available in 35 languages

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.

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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