Tolo News: Kandahar officials have raised concern over the increasing number of female drug addicts in the province. According to local officials, there are currently nine women being treated for drug addiction at a rehabilitation center in the Kandahar. The women said that poverty and insecurity have driven them to using drugs. In March, public health ministry officials raised concerns about the alarmingly high number of female drug addicts in the country. According to them at least one million women and 100,000 children are addicts. Click here to read more (external link).