#Afghanistan

  • Article: India Is the Most Dangerous Country for Women, Poll Says

    India Is the Most Dangerous Country for Women, Poll Says

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 26, 2018

    India's widespread sexual violence puts it ahead of war-torn Afghanistan and Syria. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half of All Children in Afghanistan Are Not in School

    Nearly Half of All Children in Afghanistan Are Not in School

    From Voice of America|June 4, 2018

    In many cases, girls are most affected. Read more

  • Article: These Female Afghan Coders Created a Game About Saving Electricity

    These Female Afghan Coders Created a Game About Saving Electricity

    By Jasper Lo|May 10, 2018

    "More Attention" players unplug unncessary appliances to save energy. Read more

  • Article: The US Is Resettling the Fewest Number of Refugees in 40 Years

    The US Is Resettling the Fewest Number of Refugees in 40 Years

    By Chris Gelardi|April 26, 2018

    2018 is on pace to be the worst year for resettlement to the US in decades. Read more

  • Article: The First Case of Polio in 2018 Was Reported This Week in Afghanistan

    The First Case of Polio in 2018 Was Reported This Week in Afghanistan

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 26, 2018

    Polio is 99.9% eradicated. Read more

  • Article: 5 Killed in ISIS Attack on Save the Children’s Afghanistan Offices

    5 Killed in ISIS Attack on Save the Children’s Afghanistan Offices

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 24, 2018

    The attacks follow a growing trend of aid workers facing intimidation, abduction, and violence. Read more

  • Article: Health Workers Struggle to Deliver Polio Vaccines in Afghanistan

    Health Workers Struggle to Deliver Polio Vaccines in Afghanistan

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 20, 2017

    The Taliban has made access difficult, but so have government forces. Read more

  • Article: The Iconic ‘Afghan Girl’ Is Finally a Homeowner, After More Than 30 Years as a Refugee

    The Iconic ‘Afghan Girl’ Is Finally a Homeowner, After More Than 30 Years as a Refugee

    By Daniele Selby|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Dec. 13, 2017

    35 years ago, Gula’s piercing eyes graced National Geographic’s cover. Read more