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“The Edge of Joy” is an award-winning documentary by Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting journalist Dawn Sinclair Shapiro. The film charts the struggles of women and mothers in Nigeria, the nation with the second-highest rate of maternal deaths in the world. Covering maternity wards and rural deliveries, cultural roadblocks and new compromises, the film brings viewers face to face with the hopes and fears of new moms in the developing world. It was also an official selection of the Economist Film Project, and was featured on PBS Newshour.