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An Afghan boy writes on a chalkboard at a rural school in Afghanistan. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
15 Mar 18
Ban on corporal punishment continues to be widely ignored.
A student reads aloud at a school in Paktika province. (Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)
12 Mar 18
Cost-effective mud brick buildings could accommodate many more students.
Syrian kids playing in a street. (Photo: Syria Stories)
27 Feb 18
The brutal consequences of not meeting society's expectations.
Syrian boy smoking. (Photo: Syria Stories)
26 Feb 18
Parents and educators warn that stress and family breakdown are the main factors.
(Photo: Syria Stories)
23 Jan 18
An ordinary teenager, doomed to the fate of a social outcast.
An Afghan child receives a polio vaccine at a clinic in Farza. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
13 Jan 18
Medics fight rumours that programme is a Western plot against Muslims.
Afghan children walk to school in Logar province. (Photo: John Moore/Getty Images)
13 Jan 18
Courses on Islamic subjects replace lessons on culture and counter-terrorism.
Manar Al-Zybaidi, IWPR trainee who started the campaign to improve negative attitudes towards Iraq’s gypsy community. (Still from video by IWPR)
Project Highlight
11 Dec 17
How one woman was inspired to make a difference.
Afghan children collect scrap for money. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
5 Dec 17
Investigation suggests that large numbers of children are being sexually assaulted.
A malnurished baby is measured to monitor her growth at a hospital in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
27 Apr 17
Increased fighting and an ongoing economic downturn are leaving many at risk of serious health problems.

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