Afghanistan

Stay or go? Dilemma facing last of the Afghan Sikhs – The Bangkok Post

In the 1970s, Afghanistan’s Sikh population numbered 100,000, but decades of conflict, poverty and intolerance have driven almost all of them into¬†…

by · Thursday, 20 January 2022 · Afghanistan, Thailand

Displaced Families Sell Children, Organs to Survive | TOLOnews

The families said that they were forced to make such decisions due to poverty, the economic problems in the country as well Covid-19’s outbreak.

by · Sunday, 16 January 2022 · Afghanistan

As famine stalks Afghanistan, West urged to rescue stricken economy – The Kathmandu Post

Days later, on August 15, the Taliban seized power, triggering an economic meltdown that has tipped millions into poverty and made Afghanistan one …

by · Wednesday, 12 January 2022 · Afghanistan, Nepal

UN’s OCHA Pledges to Help 22 Million Afghans | TOLOnews

Amid grave concerns over poverty and hunger in Afghanistan, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said …

by · Saturday, 8 January 2022 · Afghanistan

Man sells ten-year-old daughter in western Afghanistan to feed family

On Friday, December 31, 2021, residents of northern Badakhshan province stopped a man from selling his two children due to extreme poverty.

by · Saturday, 1 January 2022 · Afghanistan

Poverty Compels Afghan Children to Leave School, Start Work | TOLOnews

The extreme poverty of Afghan families drives many children into various hazardous jobs to find food for their families.

by · Wednesday, 29 December 2021 · Afghanistan

She’s nearly 3 but as small as an infant. This is the face of Afghanistan’s hunger crisis

Even before the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan in August, poverty and food insecurity were widespread due to back-to-back droughts, …

by · Thursday, 23 December 2021 · Afghanistan, Philippines

Aid Process Not Transparent, Say Poverty-Stricken Kabul Residents | TOLOnews

Aid Process Not Transparent, Say Poverty-Stricken Kabul Residents. Several families who are struggling to survive in the capital city of Kabul …

by · Tuesday, 21 December 2021 · Afghanistan

Majority of Herat Residents in Poverty: Officials | TOLOnews

The high rate of poverty has recently affected many people in the western province of Herat, officials said on Saturday.

by · Sunday, 19 December 2021 · Afghanistan

UNICEF Seeks $2 Billion to Address Needs in Afghanistan | TOLOnews

In addition, 10 million children are at risk of dropping out of school if teacher salaries are not paid and crippling poverty levels continue.

by · Wednesday, 8 December 2021 · Afghanistan