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Children face routine beatings both at home and at school.
Local producers say they can now plant and harvest their fields all year round.
Opinion divided over legislation that will outlaw such abuse for the first time.
Activists warn of flourishing trade in male prostitution and “bacha bazi” or boy play.
A lack of security in districts means that boys and girls can simply not learn.
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.
13 Jun 16
Development seen as a long-overdue boost for improving girls’ education.
9 Jun 16
Ongoing violence and social prejudice has led to a severe deficit of policewomen.
26 May 16
Event hears how gender discrimination continues to be perpetuated.
20 May 16
Three-day event leads to proposals for building a better future for Afghanistan.
18 May 16
Locals say that only outside intervention can help reduce abuses.
12 May 16
Experts say that psychological problems are on the rise.
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