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Afghanistan: Fighting for Disability Rights

Países
Afganistán
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IWPR
Fecha de publicación

Disabled people say they face social prejudice and government inaction. By Farid Tanha Fazluddin, a tall, thin 25-year-old who lives in Dolana, central Parwan, has a whole household to support on...

Afghanistan: Betrothed in the Womb

Países
Afganistán
Fuentes
IWPR
Fecha de publicación

The consequences of early marriage often ruin girls’ lives. By Sohaila Ahmadi Bibi Asma was in her cradle when her father promised her in marriage to a boy just a few years older than her. When she...

Boys Sold for Sex in Afghan Province

Países
Afganistán
Fuentes
IWPR
Fecha de publicación

Activists warn of flourishing trade in male prostitution and “bacha bazi” or boy play. By Qayum Babak The majestic blue-tiled Hazrat e-Ali mosque complex in the centre of Mazar e-Sharif serves as a...

School Closures Hit Afghan Province

Países
Afganistán
Fuentes
IWPR
Fecha de publicación

A lack of security in districts means that boys and girls can simply not learn. Civil society activists are warning that the state school system in the southern province of Kandahar is in chaos, with...

Afghanistan’s Child Beggars

Países
Afganistán
Fuentes
IWPR
Fecha de publicación

Impoverished parents and organised gangs routinely exploit children for profit. By Ozra Aziz Farishta lay on the ground by a busy road junction in the centre of Herat city, begging alongside two boys...

Bringing Water Back to Kafr Nabl

Países
Iraq
Fuentes
IWPR
Fecha de publicación

Project focuses on solving long-standing distribution problems. By Nisrine al-Ahmad Locals in Kafr Nabel have high hopes of a revived water pumping scheme which aims to solve ongoing shortages in...

Depression Rampant Among Afghan Women

Países
Afganistán
Fuentes
IWPR
Fecha de publicación

Gender violence, poverty and associated social problems fuels widespread mental health problems. By Sudabah Ehrari The razor scars on 18-year-old Leila’s hands and neck bear witness to her past...

Finding Schools for Afghan Returnees

Países
Afganistán
+ 1
Fuentes
IWPR
Fecha de publicación

An influx of former refugees returning from Pakistan has put intense pressure on services. By Fahimullah When Qareeb-ul-Rahman returned to Afghanistan after years living in the Akora Khatak area of...

Afghanistan: civilians caught up in revenge attacks

Países
Afganistán
Fuentes
IWPR
Fecha de publicación

Relatives of both of state security operatives and insurgents say they are subject to harassment from the other side. By Farid Tanha Gul Khanim, 30, was forced to leave her home in Parwan province’s...

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