In Afghanistan, the Situation for Children is Grim – and Getting Grimmer
Two years after the Taliban’s reconquest, rates of poverty and malnutrition have skyrocketed among the country’s young.
UN: Ban on Afghan Female Staffers by Taliban Unacceptable
By Rahim Faiez and Edith M. Lederer
The Taliban ban on UN women staffers, which follows diktats barring women working at national and international NGOs, will cripple humanitarian aid delivery.
UN Food Agency: Afghan Malnutrition Rates at Record High
By Ebrahim Noroozi
“Half of Afghanistan endures severe hunger throughout the year,” said a World Food Program spokesperson, while Taliban restrictions on women have seriously impacted aid delivery.
World Continues to Fail Afghanistan as Another Freezing Winter Sets in
By Rajeev Agarwal
Despite repeated multilateral and bilateral discussions, little progress has been made on Afghan issues since the Taliban takeover.
Amid Afghanistan’s Emergency, Its Neighbors Need Support
By Evan Jones
On the world stage, Afghanistan risks becoming a forgotten crisis, despite rising humanitarian needs. But its closest neighbors don’t have the luxury of looking the other way.
Far From Home: The Afghans Aiding Afghanistan
By Ezzatullah Mehrdad
Global attention on Afghanistan has largely dried up, but the Afghan diaspora cannot look away.
Donors Fall Short on Afghan Aid Pledges Amid Widening International Rifts
By Catherine Putz
Divergences in approaches to Afghanistan map onto wider divergences between the United States and its allies and China, Russia, and their partners.
International Aid in Afghanistan Must Lay Foundations for Development
By Alexander Matheou
It is more urgent than ever that Afghan national actors are placed center-stage.
India Sends Wheat to Afghanistan After Deal With Pakistan
By Associated Press
Afghan trucks are ferrying some 50,000 tons of wheat and medicines overland via Pakistan.