Mar 2019

Women in Afghanistan risk their life during pregnancy and child birth, especially in rural regions. The country has one of the highest maternal and infant mortality rates in the world. In 2015, for 1000 births, 45 infant mortalities occurred. As over 83 percent of maternal deaths are preventable with timely interventions (WHO) it is vital to provide women and children with access to appropriate health care.

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Feb 2019

According to UNICEF, in 2016, 3.5 million children aged between 7 and 17 were out of school in Afghanistan, 70% of whom were girls. One of the reasons for such a low school attendance rate in the country is the obligation for children, including girls, to work from an early age in order to support their families.

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Jan 2019

« It’s true, I am a child and I work on the street, but I have a lot of ambitions », assures Rameen aged of 11 years and raised in a family of 8 people, including three brothers and two little sisters. A few months ago, the oldest brother of the siblings died after a car accident during his work. This tragic event was an enormous shock for his family, made up by this hard reality.

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