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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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Conditions in Afghan prisons are often grim. (Photo: Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images)
13 Dec 17
Prisoners endangered as building work stalls on new premises.
Many residents of Badakhshan are denied vital mobile phone access. (Photo: Natalie Behring-Chisholm/Getty Images)
11 Dec 17
Telecommunication provision so poor that locals need to use the services of neighbouring Tajikistan.
Cars attempt to manoeuvre a traffic jam during rush hour in Kabul. (Photo: Andrew Renneisen/Getty Images)
7 Dec 17
It’s proving hard to get a license without paying a heft backhander.
7 Dec 17
Excessive red tape and corruption have led to a huge backlog.
Afghan children collect scrap for money. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
5 Dec 17
Investigation suggests that large numbers of children are being sexually assaulted.
Afghan women attend a training course. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
5 Dec 17
Graduates forced to stay at home or turn to menial tasks to make a living.
A newborn baby receiving care in an Afghan hospital. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
5 Dec 17
An average of 60 babies are now born there every day.
30 Nov 17
Although conditions have improved since the end of the Taleban era, prejudice remains rife.
Marble on display at a specialist shop in Afghanistan. (Photo: USAID Afghanistan/Wikimedia Commons)
29 Nov 17
Insurgents funnel off extraction fees amid disputed control of the site.
Village elders gather for a weekly meeting called a shura to discuss issues of local governance. (Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
27 Nov 17
Paramilitary groups say they need heavy weaponry to defeat insurgents.

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