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Afghanistan

Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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Bamiyan shelter and safe house cares for battered Afghan women. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
20 Apr 17
The whole concept of such shelters remains controversial in this deeply conservative country.
Women in burqas walk in front of the ruins of Darulaman Palace in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
18 Apr 17
Groundbreaking project showcases women’s achievements in a male-dominated industry.
Afghan war amputees and children practice walking at the ICRC orthopaedic centre in Kabul. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
6 Apr 17
Disabled people say they face social prejudice and government inaction.
Child labourer in a coal mine in western Afghanistan. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
Investigation
5 Apr 17
Underage workers routinely endure hot, dusty and dangerous conditions.
Afghans wait for treatment at a clinic near Kabul. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
29 Mar 17
Breast cancer is the second most common cause of death for Afghan women, but there is little public awareness of the disease.
A female inmate peers out the front door as she waits to be released from the women's prison in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Investigation
28 Mar 17
Prisoners say they are harassed by police officers and justice officials alike.
27 Mar 17
Without officials papers it’s impossible to vote, travel or get medical care.
Afghan boys study Koran in a religious school. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
Investigation
27 Mar 17
Children face routine beatings both at home and at school.
Investigation
27 Mar 17
Official promises to ensure community has access to basic services have yet to be realized.
Investigation
22 Mar 17
The consequences of early marriage often ruin girls’ lives.

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