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The whole concept of such shelters remains controversial in this deeply conservative country.
Groundbreaking project showcases women’s achievements in a male-dominated industry.
Disabled people say they face social prejudice and government inaction.
Underage workers routinely endure hot, dusty and dangerous conditions.
Breast cancer is the second most common cause of death for Afghan women, but there is little public awareness of the disease.
29 Jul 16
Female shop assistants are defying tradition – and bringing in extra business.
18 Jul 16
Health officials are concerned by rising rates of the parasitic disease.
17 Jul 16
Few resources available to address endemic addition in northeastern province.
5 Jul 16
Activists speak out about practice in which brides are exchanged for livestock.
23 Jun 16
Small-scale agricultural ventures are changing attitudes as well as boosting incomes.
22 Jun 16
Experts say that traditional beliefs can constitute another form of gender violence.
21 Jun 16
Few medical facilities mean that maternal mortality remains high.
16 Jun 16
Warnings that small-scale development projects are falling victim to corruption.
14 Jun 16
Green spaces provide a rare opportunity to socialise without fear of harassment.
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