The Wider Image: Young Afghan women train as midwives for out-of-reach villages
Sakineh, who lost a grandchild at birth, sits with her grandchildren inside her house in Foladi Valley in Bamiyan, Afghanistan, March 2, 2023. Aziza Rahimi, 35, Sakineh’s daughter-in-law, stumbled while bleeding for two hours to her in-laws' house after her husband was unable to find a car or ambulance to take them to hospital, she gave birth but the baby died shortly after. "It was too hard for me when I lost my baby, as a mother I nurtured the baby in my womb for 9 months but then I lost him, it is too painful," she said. REUTERS/Ali Khara SEARCH "KHARA MIDWIVES" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.