#Afghanistan

  • Article: Afghan Capital's Poorest Communities Are Struggling to Survive Amid Hunger and COVID-19

    Afghan Capital's Poorest Communities Are Struggling to Survive Amid Hunger and COVID-19

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 24, 2020

    Poor workers who hoped to find a better future in the city are now struggling to survive. Read more

  • Article: Women in Conflict Zones May Be Slipping Through COVID-19 Testing Cracks

    Women in Conflict Zones May Be Slipping Through COVID-19 Testing Cracks

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 24, 2020

    In Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Yemen, more than 70% of reported cases were male. Read more

  • Article: Deadly Hospital Attack in Afghanistan Leaves Newborns Motherless

    Deadly Hospital Attack in Afghanistan Leaves Newborns Motherless

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 14, 2020

    The Doctors Without Borders hospital has had to suspend medical activities in the maternity ward. Read more

  • Article: Women and Girls With Disabilities at High Risk of Harassment in Afghanistan Due to COVID-19

    Women and Girls With Disabilities at High Risk of Harassment in Afghanistan Due to COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 29, 2020

    Human Rights Watch released a new report detailing abuse in cities across the country. Read more

  • Article: These Aspiring Female Scientists in Afghanistan Designed a Cheap Ventilator to Treat COVID-19

    These Aspiring Female Scientists in Afghanistan Designed a Cheap Ventilator to Treat COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 18, 2020

    One prototype uses car parts and is only $300. Read more

  • Feature: After Fleeing Conflict, This Activist Now Fights for a Safe, Quality Education for Every Child
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    After Fleeing Conflict, This Activist Now Fights for a Safe, Quality Education for Every Child

    By Jana Sepehr|Feb. 28, 2020

    Education activist Hila Limar is chairperson of Germany-based Visions for Children. Read more

  • Article: These Skateboarding Girls Are Tackling Gender Inequality in Afghanistan

    These Skateboarding Girls Are Tackling Gender Inequality in Afghanistan

    By Brandon Wiggins|Feb. 12, 2020

    Skateistan teaches girls in impoverished neighborhoods to skateboard. Read more

  • Article: Over 2M Afghan Afghan Children Have Given Up School For Work

    Over 2M Afghan Afghan Children Have Given Up School For Work

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 24, 2019

    Over 2 million Afghan children are forced to perform child labor due to rampant extreme poverty. Read more