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Leishmaniasis patient in a Kabul hospital. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
18 Jul 16
Health officials are concerned by rising rates of the parasitic disease.
Faizabad, the capital city of Badakhshan province. (Photo: IWPR)
17 Jul 16
Few resources available to address endemic addition in northeastern province.
Capital of Ghor - one of Afghanistan’s most underdeveloped provinces. (Photo: Hassan Hakimi)
5 Jul 16
Activists speak out about practice in which brides are exchanged for livestock.
Afghan women are getting involved in dairy farming. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
23 Jun 16
Small-scale agricultural ventures are changing attitudes as well as boosting incomes.
(Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
22 Jun 16
Experts say that traditional beliefs can constitute another form of gender violence.
City of Sharan, capital of the Paktika province in Afghanistan. (Photo: IWPR)
Investigative Report
21 Jun 16
Few medical facilities mean that maternal mortality remains high.
A women entrepreneur in Khost displays her products made from locally available materials. (Photo: Ahmad Salarzai/Flickr)
16 Jun 16
Warnings that small-scale development projects are falling victim to corruption.
A park in Herat, Afghanistan. (Photo: Menhaj Sharaf/Flickr)
14 Jun 16
Green spaces provide a rare opportunity to socialise without fear of harassment.
13 Jun 16
Development seen as a long-overdue boost for improving girls’ education.
Afghan women undergo training at the Afghan Police Academy. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
9 Jun 16
Ongoing violence and social prejudice has led to a severe deficit of policewomen.