#Afghanistan

  • Article: Extreme Poverty Is Forcing Afghan Children to Give Up Their Education to Work

    Extreme Poverty Is Forcing Afghan Children to Give Up Their Education to 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

  • Article: This British Polio Survivor Shared His 3 Wishes With Us — and You Need to Hear Them
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    This British Polio Survivor Shared His 3 Wishes With Us — and You Need to Hear Them

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Imogen Calderwood|July 19, 2019

    Colin Powell joined us in London to hand over your 27,000 petition signatures and personal messages. Read more

  • Article: Africa Could Be Officially Polio-Free Within the Next Few Months
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    Africa Could Be Officially Polio-Free Within the Next Few Months

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 3, 2019

    But eliminating the virus from Pakistan is proving to be more difficult. Read more

  • Article: Rising Violence Will Keep More Than 1,000 Schools Shut in Afghanistan

    Rising Violence Will Keep More Than 1,000 Schools Shut in Afghanistan

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 28, 2019

    Attacks on schools across the country tripled last year, according to UNICEF. Read more

  • Article: 2 in 3 Afghan Men Think Women Have Too Many Rights: Report

    2 in 3 Afghan Men Think Women Have Too Many Rights: Report

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 30, 2019

    Elders are less reluctant to gender equality. Read more

  • Article: Wars Are Getting Longer, Trapping People in Starvation: Report

    Wars Are Getting Longer, Trapping People in Starvation: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 29, 2019

    “These are real people experiencing rates of hunger that are simply unacceptable.” Read more

  • Article: Mum ‘Had No Choice’ But to Sell 6-Year-Old Daughter for £55 Amid Afghanistan’s Severe Food Crisis

    Mum ‘Had No Choice’ But to Sell 6-Year-Old Daughter for £55 Amid Afghanistan’s Severe Food Crisis

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Carmen Singer|Nov. 28, 2018

    Over 10 million people are under threat. Read more

  • Article: 'Ugly Betty'-Inspired TV Show Captures the Working Lives of Afghan Women

    'Ugly Betty'-Inspired TV Show Captures the Working Lives of Afghan Women

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 31, 2018

    'Roya' pushes its audiences to get used to working women in the country deeply rooted in patriarchy. Read more