The child labour crisis in Afghanistan: the Taliban’s ban on women‘s right to work increases child labour and poverty

“If I go to school, my family will have nothing to eat,” said Johar. “I am the sole breadwinner for…

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A woman is giving girls hope by providing opportunities

“My brothers can go to school, but I cannot. Always at home, I am tired,” said Sahra. She was an…

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Open Mic Ep 1 – The Afghan Times podcast

Episode: Under Taliban rule, girls in Afghanistan are now banned from attending school past the sixth grade. Women are banned…

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Floods in Baghlan have left tens of thousands of children homeless

Saeedullah, 12 years old, was seated on the ground of his destroyed house in Baghlan province, northern Afghanistan, his sorrowful…

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Afghan Women Face Serious Challenges Amid Flooding

Maqsooda and her daughters now drink as little water as possible during the day. They prefer to spend hours in…

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Afghanistan Flash floods leave women struggling to access sanitary products

Women in the flooded provinces do not feel they can talk about periods and sanitary products. Women affected by flash…

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Six Months After the Devastating Earthquakes: Continuing Challenges 

In October 2023, four large earthquakes measuring Mww 6.3 each struck Herat, displacing several families who now reside in tents…

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Afghanistan has experienced floods that have resulted in the death of 11 people and injuries to many others

According to Janan Saiq, the spokesperson for the State Ministry for Disaster Management Affairs under the control of Taliban, heavy…

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Before reaching hospital, the woman and her child died

Karimdad Rahimi, a resident of Baghlan province, said the dire situation faced by women during childbirth due to the lack…

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Young people in Khost have launched a campaign to enroll children in schools

In Khost province, a group of young people are going from village to village to encourage enrolling school-aged children in…

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