New protocols introduced to reduce the number of caesareans may be putting lives at risk.
Access to benefits is a key incentive to undertake perilous military service.
Campaign of intimidation has had devastating effect in Afghan country's east.
Insurgent group is exploiting new sources of revenue.
An IWPR investigation indicates that funds for a new housing project were allowed to simply disappear.
In remote Nuristan, ancient tradition decrees that it’s female family members who have to do the heavy lifting.
Counter-terror tactic seen as an unacceptable violation of privacy with long-term consequences.
Underage workers routinely endure hot, dusty and dangerous conditions.
Prisoners say they are harassed by police officers and justice officials alike.
Children face routine beatings both at home and at school.