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2 December 2020
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Rukhsar plays key role in providing psychosocial and mediation services for women in Nimroz Province
Nimroz, Afghanistan -- “I explained to the young man that he will not only be viewed as a kidnapper but may also be identified as a human trafficker should he be arrested by the Afghan or Iranian... Read more
27 November 2020
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Dr. Azita provides psychosocial counselling to GBV survivors at FPC - © UNFPA Afghanistan
Balkh, Afghanistan – The daily interaction with survivors of Gender Based Violence (GBV) has become a way of life for Azita Aryan over the past five years in Mazar-e-Sharif, the center of Balkh... Read more
22 October 2020
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A midwife takes a woman's blood pressure at a family health house in rural Afghanistan. © UNFPA Afghanistan
Daikundi, Afghanistan – “It was Midnight, 6 Aug 2020, when there was a loud knocking at my front door. My husband answered. Standing in the dark was a person asking for my help – a baby was being... Read more
11 October 2020
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Protection and social services remain available even during the pandemic, with precautionary measures in place. © UNFPA Afghanistan
HERAT, Afghanistan – Mahgul* vividly remembers the day she was engaged to be married. “My mother helped me into my new pink dress. She accompanied me to a room where four or five women had gathered.... Read more
18 September 2020
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Dr. Humaira, responses the callers during her work at the YHL Centre - ©UNFPA Afghanistan/Zaeem Abdul Rahman
There are many motivations that can drive a person to enter the humanitarian field. In the case of Dr. Humaira, her desire to serve youth and adolescents resulted in her providing advice and... Read more
27 August 2020
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Afghanistan is a vast country with 76 percent of the population living in rural areas. Of these, 10 percent live in hard to reach and remote regions. To reach our destination, we have to travel on... Read more
22 August 2020
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Reporting by: Zaeem Abdul Rahman On 16 Aug 2020, UNFPA Afghanistan, in partnership with the Office of the First Vice President of Afghanistan, and the Deputy Ministry of Youth Affairs, celebrated... Read more
11 July 2020
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The UNFPA Afghanistan supported Youth Health Line operates through the Ministry of Public Health Afghanistan – Photo: Zaeem Abdul Rahman/UNFPA Afghanistan
Story by: Zaeem Abdul Rahman The COVID-19 pandemic is overwhelming even the most robust health systems. Now imagine the situation in Afghanistan: ongoing conflict, weak health system, limited... Read more
30 June 2020
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30 June 2020, Kabul, Afghanistan – Every year, millions of girls are subjected to practices that harm them physically and emotionally, with the full knowledge and consent of their families, friends... Read more
17 September 2019
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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – Feeling right at home in an academic environment, 38-year-old Mohammad Jawad Shahab, a lecturer at Kabul University, dreams of pioneering the master’s program in statistics and... Read more

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