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World Bank inaugurates new building in Kabul, signalling strong commitment to Afghanistan

At this critical juncture Afghanistan faces deep poverty and economic pressure and the World Bank’s commitment is crucial to help the country recover …

by · Wednesday, 22 May 2019 · Afghanistan
Tackling malnutrition in South Asia: 8 Years on

Tackling malnutrition in South Asia: 8 Years on

A man surrounded by vegetables and greens in an Indian Bazaar. Credit: Anton Jankovoy / Shutterstock.com
The scale of the undernutrition problem in South Asia is exceptional.
 
Children in the region have some of the highest global rates of stunting a…

by · Tuesday, 30 April 2019 · Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

Afghanistan Feels Impact Of Iran’s Economic Isolation

(Reuters) — Abdul Saboor escaped poverty and instability in Afghanistan three years ago with his wife and three children and found work in …

by · Thursday, 25 April 2019 · Afghanistan, Iran

Germany Pledges Over $66M For Afghanistan

… lives not overshadowed by poverty, displacement, violence or extremism. Today, Germany committed to continue its support in fighting corruption, …

by · Wednesday, 17 April 2019 · Afghanistan

TAWDE KHABARE: 18M Afghans Suffer From Multidimensional Poverty

A new study by the Central Statistics Organization shows that more than 18 million Afghans which makes 51.7 percent of the overall population are …

by · Monday, 1 April 2019 · Afghanistan

Over 18M Afghans Suffer From Multidimensional Poverty: Study

The Afghanistan Multidimensional Poverty Index (A-MPI) which is jointly conducted by the Oxford University covers the scale of poverty in various …

by · Sunday, 31 March 2019 · Afghanistan

Leaders Defend Legacy On Women’s Rights; Urge Dignified Peace

“The Afghan women will still remain deprived unless we focus on the poverty facing the Afghan women and include poverty alleviation in our key …

by · Sunday, 10 March 2019 · Afghanistan
South Asia can get more women to work

South Asia can get more women to work

South Asian countries are making progress in clearing the way for women to get jobs and creating a safer work environment for them. Yet, too many women across South Asia are left out of the workforce—and that despite booming economic growth. Credit: W…

by · Saturday, 9 March 2019 · Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Oman, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka’s women want to work—and thrive in the workplace

Sri Lanka’s women want to work—and thrive in the workplace

A Sri Lankan woman is hand painting fabric in a local Batik fabric factory. Matale, Sri Lanka. Credit: Shutterstock. January 3, 2017.
It’s International Women’s Day today, and there is a lot to celebrate in Sri Lanka and beyond.
Being a woman, mother,…

by · Friday, 8 March 2019 · Afghanistan, Oman, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka’s women want to work—and thrive in the workplace

Sri Lanka’s women want to work—and thrive in the workplace

A Sri Lankan woman is hand painting fabric in a local Batik fabric factory. Matale, Sri Lanka. Credit: Shutterstock. January 3, 2017.
It’s International Women’s Day today, and there is a lot to celebrate in Sri Lanka and beyond.
Being a woman, mother,…

by · Friday, 8 March 2019 · Afghanistan, Oman, Sri Lanka