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Activists warn of flourishing trade in male prostitution and “bacha bazi” or boy play.
2 Mar 17
Residents of northern city say noise pollution is making their lives a misery.
4 Jan 17
Tribal elders say that most girls are married off before the age of 14.
7 Nov 16
Women take the wheel in Mazar e-Sharif despite conservative social attitudes.
10 Apr 14
Merchants claim customs procedures at Hairatan checkpoint are riddled with corruption and red tape.
13 Mar 13
Balkh governor demands legal action after NGO survey reveals criticism of teaching standards.
22 Jun 12
Either harmless pastime or slippery slope to drug abuse, water-pipes have taken off among young men.
12 Jul 11
Businessmen increasingly targeted in crime wave that experts warn will harm economic prospects.
26 Nov 10
Students and teachers say only those who can afford expensive private schools have chance of decent education.
8 Oct 10
In northern Afghanistan, some say judiciary is so corrupt they prefer to ask Taleban courts to adjudicate in disputes.
18 Aug 10