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Story on the taboo of sexual rejection amongst Afghan women wins numerous accolades.
Counter-terror tactic seen as an unacceptable violation of privacy with long-term consequences.
Trade in out-of-date or counterfeit medication is booming in country’s east.
Increased fighting and an ongoing economic downturn are leaving many at risk of serious health problems.
The whole concept of such shelters remains controversial in this deeply conservative country.
16 Aug 16
Corrupt staff reported to exhort money and beat up vulnerable patients.
15 Aug 16
Officials report that large numbers of women are choosing to end their marriages.
31 Jul 16
Prejudice and scarce resources mean that few have the opportunity to play, let alone compete.
30 Jul 16
Activists agree that civic engagement and social justice are key to ensuring stability.
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.
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