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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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A former drug addict at the Sanga Amaj Drug Treatment Center in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
12 Jan 17
Experts say a major reason is the influence of a husband or other male authority figure within the family.
Afghan women wait in line to be treated at a health clinic in Kalakan, Afghanistan. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Investigation
11 Jan 17
Campaigners say that women are routinely victimised and subjected to traumatic and invasive tests.
A mosque in Kabul. (Photo: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)
4 Jan 17
Residents of northern city say noise pollution is making their lives a misery.
An Afghan woman's face is caught in the light at the Karti Sakhi shrine in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
16 Dec 16
Despite a government crackdown, supernatural practices remain as popular as ever in Afghanistan.
Kids collect garbage on the streets of Kabul to help their families. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
9 Dec 16
Tens of thousands beg or sell trinkets rather than attending school.
Afghan students in the Khost province are being forced to attend government-organised demonstrations and ceremonies. (Photo: Natalie Behring-Chisholm/Getty Images)
8 Dec 16
Young people resentful at being pulled out of school to boost crowds at public events.
Women work on textiles during vocational training in Kabul. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
8 Dec 16
Concerns that schemes designed to help women become economically self-sufficient have been abandoned.
Gender rights activists in Herat province warn that rates of child marriage are on the rise. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)
Investigation
7 Dec 16
Activists warn that public awareness campaigns are having little impact.
Afghan students from the Chagcharan girls school. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Investigation
5 Dec 16
Most schools are closed, but teachers still receive their salaries.
Aqulia and her husband, QaQa Alam are both blind and livie in a home for the disabled in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
Investigation
5 Dec 16
Disabled people face social prejudice and a lack of government support.

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