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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.
A classroom in Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
27 Feb 17
A lack of security in districts means that boys and girls can simply not learn.
A boy begs in the busy market area of Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
27 Feb 17
Impoverished parents and organised gangs routinely exploit children for profit.
In Bangladesh, unlike Afghanistan, third gender people have a recognised legal status (Photo: USAID)
24 Feb 17
Marginalised community faces ignorance, discrimination and abuse.


Photo Gallery

Moslawi traditional band playing music from the 19th century. (Photo: IWPR)
Hugely popular event highlights city’s rehabilitation and recovery.