Ahmad Shah | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
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4 Nov 15
Forced marriage, domestic violence and economic hardship all require more effective action.
22 Oct 15
In Khost province, one community agrees to limit the price of getting married.
Ahmad Shah, Mina Habib
8 Oct 15
Women fleeing domestic violence in Khost currently have to throw themselves on the mercy of police or community elders.
4 Sep 15
Khost has an abysmal record on on upholding equal opportunity rules in local government.
1 Dec 14
Crucial route will link provinces and boost local economy, but after seven years’ work, it still isn’t ready.
5 Nov 14
Influx from North Waziristan puts strain on already overburdened system.
9 Oct 14
Officials say a clinic established to treat patients from across the southeast lacks proper funding.
4 Sep 14
Public awareness drive and better organisation mean a steady supply of blood is available in Khost province.
14 Aug 14
Locals say torrential floods pose threat to their lives as well as harming the local economy.
14 Jul 14
With modern firearms, tradition of shooting into the air leads to casualties and lasting feuds.