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24 Oct 19
The church, politicians and even medical professionals often oppose the procedure.
A young mother holds her child in Tbilisi. (Photo: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
6 Sep 19
Sociologists and mothers believe that the time has come to break their silence over debilitiating condition.
A child is vaccinated for measles. The virus can lead to numerous serious complications. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
24 Apr 19
Measles outbreak may be linked to wider disinformation campaign.
A newborn baby sleeps inside the Neonatal ward at a Kabul hospital. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
4 Jul 18
With little access to healthcare, expectant mothers simply hope for the best.
2 Jul 18
Limited resources to treat blood cancer leaves many resigned to their fate.
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.
An Afghan midwife examines a pregnant woman from a remote village. (Photo: Air Force Master Sgt. Sarah R. Webb, Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)
22 Feb 18
Locals say that conservative attitudes are changing.
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.
A newborn baby receiving care in an Afghan hospital. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
5 Dec 17
An average of 60 babies are now born there every day.

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