Afghanistan | Institute for War and Peace Reporting


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Saffron can be a lucrative business for female traders in Herat. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
5 Apr 18
Calls for substantive economic and social support for those setting up their own enterprises.
Afghan women often remain excluded from their legitimate inheritances. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
4 Apr 18
A combination of ignorance and willful neglect means female relatives are often excluded.
Road conditions in Afghanistan are often dire and many drivers are unlicensed. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
4 Apr 18
Initiative aims to improve chaotic conditions on often perilous routes.
There are few prospects for young Afghans, even those with an education. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
4 Apr 18
Country's rising unemployment is proving hard to challenge.
26 Mar 18
Casualty rate along major artery alarms leading bus corporation.
The precious natural resource is being exploited by armed groups. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
26 Mar 18
Mountain ranges now a safe haven for militant groups.
22 Mar 18
Residents of southeastern border region appeal for government action.
Afghan construction workers shovel cement to build a wall. (Photo: Paula Bronstein /Getty Images)
21 Mar 18
Industrialists say that ongoing losses will prove hard to reverse.
Electric power lines are vulnerable to sabotage and failure. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images) An electrician works on power lines in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
20 Mar 18
Locals furious that they have no access to network running through their lands.
20 Mar 18
Civil servants are unhappy about being made to pay for aid projects.