#Afghanistan

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

    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
    Girls & Women

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

    Jan. 30, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Elders are less reluctant to gender equality. Read more

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

    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
    Food & Hunger

    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
    Girls & 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

  • Article: A Father, a Teenager, a Vaccinator: 3 People From 3 Countries on the Frontline of the Fight Against Polio
    AdvocacyHealth

    A Father, a Teenager, a Vaccinator: 3 People From 3 Countries on the Frontline of the Fight Against Polio

    Oct. 24, 2018

    Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nigeria are working to end polio for good. Read more

  • Article: Afghanistan Just Made History to Support Its Drought-Affected Citizens
    ImpactFood & Hunger

    Afghanistan Just Made History to Support Its Drought-Affected Citizens

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 5, 2018

    The country is teaming up with the World Food Programme. Read more

  • Article: Starvation Is Being Used as a 'Weapon of War' — and Over 500,000 More Children Could Die
    Food & Hunger

    Starvation Is Being Used as a 'Weapon of War' — and Over 500,000 More Children Could Die

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Carmen Singer|Sept. 11, 2018

    “Hunger is not inevitable," says Save the Children. Read more