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After peace deal, Taliban kill only caretaker of Paktia family

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Mar 05, 2020 - 18:27
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): Taliban militants have killed the only breadwinner for a family in southeastern Paktia province, leaving two of his wives and 12 children helpless. Three days back, the insurgents attacked a police check-post post in Zurmat...
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73 Afghan children return from treatment in Germany

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Feb 16, 2020 - 18:25
KABUL (Pajhwok): Seventy-three Afghan children returned on Sunday from Germany after their treatment there for severe burns and dengue fever, officials said. Hassan Bano Ghazanfar, acting head of the Afghan Red Crescent Society , told a meeting in...
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Children, women bear brunt of violence in Ramadan

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Jun 02, 2019 - 14:10
KABUL (Pajhwok): Figures from Civilian Protection Advocacy Group (CPAG) reveal civilian casualties have again surged in 23 provinces of the country. Civilian fatalities almost doubled in May, coinciding with the holy month of Ramadan , compared to...
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7 children killed in Ghazni explosion

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May 11, 2019 - 17:43
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): At least seven children were killed and two others injured in an explosion in Moqur district of southern Ghazni province on Saturday, officials said.
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1700 children with congenital heart disease treated last year

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May 08, 2019 - 17:08
KABUL -HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The Afghan Red Crescent Society said on Wednesday around 1,700 children with congenital heart defects were treated last year and some 6,000 others awaited their treatment. Husn Bano Ghazanfar, the society’s head,...
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UNICEF seeks $50mn for emergency assistance programme

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Feb 03, 2019 - 14:41
KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) Afghanistan in Sunday launched its Humanitarian Action for Children (HAC) 2019 appeal, highlighting a total of 6.3 million people in dire need of support, including 3.8 million...
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2.3m school age children engage in hard labor: Zaki

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Jan 28, 2019 - 19:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled (MoLSAMD) says 2.3 million children are engaged in hard labor instead of going school. Minister Faizullah Zaki expressed these views at a press conference regarding the...
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Trying to catch bottles, 3 kids drown in Ghazni River

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Jan 02, 2019 - 17:21
GHAZNI CITY (Pajhwok): Three children of a war-displaced family drowned in the river in southern Ghazni province and died while catching floating bottles, the family said. The family fled intense and prolonged fights in Andar district and moved to...
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UN call for protection of women, girls rights

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Nov 25, 2018 - 14:50
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations (UN) has called on everyone in Afghanistan to respect, promote and protect the rights of women and girls to end violence against women, a statement from UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said on Sunday...
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QRCS funds treatment of children with heart defects

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Oct 13, 2018 - 08:46
KABUL (Pajhwok): Forty-five children with congenital heart defects will undergo cardiac catheterisation procedures at the Amiri Medical Complex in Kabul. The procedures will cost $151,000 provided by the Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) as part of...
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Poverty drives small IDP children into Jawzjan brick kilns

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Aug 28, 2018 - 22:08
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): Ten-year-old Zakia dreams to become a doctor but she is forced by poverty to make bricks with her little hands in order to support her family in northern Jawzjan province. Zakia currently lives in Khaton village of Shiberghan,...
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Tens of thousands of Kandahar kids to miss polio drops

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Aug 06, 2018 - 19:52
KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A three-day polio vaccination campaign was launched in southern Kandahar province on Monday, but children in five districts could not be administered the drops due to certain reasons. Shah Walikot, Khakrez, Ghorak, Meyanshin...
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3 children killed in Nangarhar, Zabul incidents

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Jul 12, 2018 - 15:41
JALALABAD/QALAT (Pajhwok): Three children have been killed and another two wounded during two separate incidents in Nangarhar and Zabul provinces, officials said Thursday. Attaullah Khogyani, the Nangarhar governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan...
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3 children killed, 7 wounded in Ghazni roadside blasts

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Jul 06, 2018 - 15:42
GHAZNI (Pajhwok): Three children have been killed and seven others wounded as a result of two separate roadside bomb blasts in the Gilan district of southern Ghazni province, the district chief said Friday. The Gilan district chief, Mohammad Karim...
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Halt to children’s recruitment by security forces stressed

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Jun 30, 2018 - 11:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): The US State Department has urged the government of Afghanistan to stop the unlawful recruitment and use of children by security forces. In a report on trafficking in persons, the State Department called for demobilising children...
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Over 40pc children in Badakhshan malnourished

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Jun 25, 2018 - 18:15
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The World Food Program (WFP) has suspended its malnutrition program in northeastern Badakhshan province, where over 40 percent children under five years of age are said to be malnourished. Dr. Noor Khawari, the provincial Public...
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UNICEF chief stresses end to attacks on children

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May 15, 2018 - 11:37
KABUL (Pajhwok): The UNICEF executive director Tuesday voiced her deep concern over attacks on children in conflict zones the first four months of the current year. From the Central African Republic to South Sudan, and from Syria to Afghanistan ,...
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UNICEF to warring parties: Spare children and schools

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May 01, 2018 - 13:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): The UNICEF executive director has condemned Monday’s attack in southern Kandahar province, where 11 children were killed at a religious school. The attack occurred when a car packed with explosives was driven into a military convoy...
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Vaccines rescue nearly 3 million children a year: MoPH

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Apr 30, 2018 - 15:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): Vaccination helped save the lives of nearly three million children per year in Afghanistan , but still 1.5 million children are at risk of contracting the deadly polio disease and other fatal diseases, according to the Ministry of...
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‘Stray’ mortar hits Helmand home, kills 2 children

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Apr 14, 2018 - 14:27
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Two children were killed and two others sustained wounds after a stray mortar shell hit their home in Nad Ali district of southern Helmand province, an official said Saturday. The shell struck the home in 31-Gharbi area of the...
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