26 Mar 14
Contenders for council seats in southern province say their gender puts them at a major disadvantage.
10 Feb 14
Locals say non-combatants are dying at the hands of police and soldiers.
8 Jul 13
Some suspect the meeting was orchestrated by Karzai supporters who want to prolong his term.
4 Jun 13
Militants hope to exploit security vacuum as international forces reduce presence.
13 May 13
Insurgents said to be building up presence in the area.
7 May 13
With security improving, tens of thousands of children are still prevented from resuming their education.
23 Apr 13
Organisation says it avoid politics and just wants to get things done.
11 Apr 12
Some women in Helmand say decision will reduce respect for them.
27 Mar 12
Locals say foreign and Afghan troops take over their houses and land without permission or compensation.
24 Mar 12
Officials halt construction in following complaints of substandard work.