Mothers care for their newborns at the Anabah Maternity Centre, in Anabah, Afghanistan, Jul 17, 2019. The maternity centre bars patients’ families from the facility. Many patients say family members at other hospitals have demanded a caesarean section or other procedure for them, prescribed medicine or brought in unhealthy food. The New York Times

Wresting new lives from the jaws of war

A hospital in a remote area of Afghanistan is a haven for impoverished mothers and newborns in a country ravaged by war