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Women’s photojournalism course in Farah City, Afghanistan. (U.S. Navy photo by HMC Josh Ives/Flickr)
16 Aug 16
Women are being prevented from pursuing careers in journalism.
A mother carries her sick son for a treatment at a clinic in Farza, Afghanistan. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
16 Aug 16
Corrupt staff reported to exhort money and beat up vulnerable patients.
Afghan farmer prepares poppy bulbs for harvest in a field near the city of Kandahar. (Photo: Scott Nelson/Getty Images)
15 Aug 16
Officials report that large numbers of women are choosing to end their marriages.
Afghan girls practice martial arts at a gym for women in Kabul. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
31 Jul 16
Prejudice and scarce resources mean that few have the opportunity to play, let alone compete.
Afghan participants in Herat speak to Nepalese counterparts via video link. (Photo: IWPR)
30 Jul 16
Activists agree that civic engagement and social justice are key to ensuring stability.
Sales assistants in Afghanistan are traditionally male, but attitudes are changing. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
29 Jul 16
Female shop assistants are defying tradition – and bringing in extra business.
Leishmaniasis patient in a Kabul hospital. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
18 Jul 16
Health officials are concerned by rising rates of the parasitic disease.
Faizabad, the capital city of Badakhshan province. (Photo: IWPR)
17 Jul 16
Few resources available to address endemic addition in northeastern province.
Capital of Ghor - one of Afghanistan’s most underdeveloped provinces. (Photo: Hassan Hakimi)
5 Jul 16
Activists speak out about practice in which brides are exchanged for livestock.
Afghan women are getting involved in dairy farming. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
23 Jun 16
Small-scale agricultural ventures are changing attitudes as well as boosting incomes.