Human Rights

  • 10 May 2017, 00:31

    Afghanistan marked the International Midwives’ Day when numerous expecting mothers do not have access to health services and there is need for 4 thousand more midwives in the country.

  • 27 April 2017, 13:26

    The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has released its first-quarter report documenting 2181 civilian casualties during the first three months of the year 2017.

  • 21 April 2017, 23:30

    In addition to volatile security and weakness to fight corruption and drugs, Afghanistan lacks a system to manage people with mental disability.

  • 20 March 2017, 14:53

    The humanitarian community in Afghanistan provided more than 3.6 million Afghans life-saving, emergency humanitarian assistance in 2016, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) in Afghanistan announced on Monday.

  • 9 March 2017, 11:20

    The deliberate attack on a military hospital in Kabul is a war crime – the latest incident targeting patients, healthcare personnel, and medical facilities in Afghanistan, the Human Rights Watch said on Thursday.

  • 28 February 2017, 13:43

    Civil society activists are warning that the state school system in the southern province of Kandahar is in chaos, with some 50,000 children completely deprived of access to education.

  • 24 February 2017, 14:23

    Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) urged UN Secretary General António Guterres to take steps to address the urgent issue of safety of journalists.

  • 9 February 2017, 12:09

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has halted its operations in Afghanistan after deadly attack on six of its staffers in Northern Afghanistan on Wednesday.