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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)
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)
27 Mar 17
Children face routine beatings both at home and at school.
27 Mar 17
Official promises to ensure community has access to basic services have yet to be realized.
22 Mar 17
The consequences of early marriage often ruin girls’ lives.
Poppy field in Afghanistan's Helmand province. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
16 Mar 17
Local producers say they can now plant and harvest their fields all year round.
11 Mar 17
Women say they face unremitting harassment in the public sphere.
Afghanistan has introduced legislation banning the harassment of women and children. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
2017 Women's Day
8 Mar 17
Opinion divided over legislation that will outlaw such abuse for the first time.
The Hazrat e-Ali mosque complex in the northern town of Mazar e-Sharif. (Photo: ISAF Public Affairs Photo)
2 Mar 17
Activists warn of flourishing trade in male prostitution and “bacha bazi” or boy play.