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Afghan farmer prepares poppy bulbs for harvest in a field near the city of Kandahar. (Photo: Scott Nelson/Getty Images)
Mohammad Ibrahim Speasalay
15 Aug 16
Officials report that large numbers of women are choosing to end their marriages.
Pashtun girl stands outside her family home in a village south of Kandahar, Afghanistan. (Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
Mohammad Ibrahim Speasalay
30 Apr 16
Conservative traditions in the southern province of Kandahar mean that sons are valued over daughters.
The embroidery of Kandahari women is known worldwide for its high quality. (Photo: Afsana/Hindara)
Mohammad Ibrahim Speasalay
13 Apr 16
Women say that market has been in free fall since international exit two years ago.
Girls play in the yard of a school in the city of Kandahar, Afghanistan. (Photo: GPE/Jawad Jalali/Flickr)
Mohammad Ibrahim Speasalay
21 Feb 16
Very few are able to finish their studies, let alone go on to university.