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Monday 4 November 2019

Jasmine Jahromi, Deputy Country Director of Save the Children, said:

Save the Children continues to be outraged by the number of children killed and wounded throughout Afghanistan by acts of extreme violence, following the tragic deaths of nine children killed by a roadside bomb on their way to school in Takhar province on Saturday. The killing and maiming of children must stop immediately and perpetrators of such acts must be held accountable.

 

Thursday 10 October 2019

Nayima’s Story

“We could never talk about attending school or getting an education with my father since he was very strict about it and he believed that girls should not study” recalled Nayima.

Monday 7 October 2019

18 Years Of Conflict: Every single Afghan child affected by war

As of today,every single child born and raised in Afghanistan has experienced war and conflict in their country, Save the Children said in statement today. October 7th marks 18 years since the start of the conflict between the coalition forces and the Taliban.An estimated 20 million children[i] wake up every day in fear of gunshots or bombs and being killed or maimed in their streets, schools or homes.

 

Wednesday 31 July 2019

SAVE THE CHILDREN STATEMENT FOLLOWING ROADSIDE EXPLOSION IN FARAH PROVINCE ON WEDNESDAY WHICH KILLED DOZENS OF WOMEN & CHILDREN

KABUL, July 31  

 

Onno van Manen, Country Director of Save the Children, said:

“We understand dozens of women and children travelling on a bus in Farah Province were killed in a roadside explosion. Save the Children is saddened and appalled by this senseless loss of life. Unfortunately, this is all too common in Afghanistan. Just in the past month hundreds of children have been killed or injured as a result of explosive weapons.

Wednesday 31 July 2019

SAVE THE CHILDREN: ALL PARTIES TO THE CONFLICT MUST BEAR RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE KILLING AND MAIMING OF CHILDREN IN AFGHANISTAN

KABUL, July 31 – Yesterday’s UN Report on Children and Armed Conflict (CAAC) lists some of the parties to conflict in Afghanistan as having committed grave violations against children.

Save the Children believes ALL parties are responsible for making Afghanistan one of the most dangerous places in the world for children.

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