Khaama Press: According to [the] Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF), the Afghan Under-15s performed well during their second match on Tuesday and managed to hit two goals during the first round of the match. This comes as the Afghan Under-15s football team had lost their inaugural match of the CAFA (Central Asian Football Association) Under-15s against Tajikistan.
Tolo News: Afghanistan’s U-15 Football Team left Kabul for Uzbekistan on Thursday morning to participate in the Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) tournament. The Afghan team, which won the cup in 2017, is hoping to bring the trophy home again this year. Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 6, 2018 Three children have been killed and seven others wounded when two roadside mines exploded in residential areas in Afghanistan’s southern Ghazni Province. Arif Noori, spokesman for the governor of Ghazi, said on July 6 that the two separate incidents occurred on the same day in the remote Gilan
Ayaz Gul VOA News July 2, 2018 ISLAMABAD — A new round of a polio immunization campaign went into action Monday in Afghanistan amid concerns insurgent bans could possibly deprive hundreds of thousands of children from receiving the vaccine. During the five-day campaign, officials say, about 52,000 Afghan vaccinators will visit 6.4 million children under the
Foreign Policy: The unceasing conflict in Afghanistan has destroyed the institutions meant to protect children. “Nearly half of the children aged between 7 and 17 years old — 3.7 million — in Afghanistan are missing out on school,” according to the Afghan Central Statistics Organization’s figures in a UNICEF report published this month. Approximately 2.1 million
JALALABAD, Afghanistan, June 4 (Xinhua) — Three children were killed in a landmine explosion in eastern Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, the provincial government said in a statement Monday. The incident occurred in Shirullah Qala village of Haska Mina district on Sunday afternoon, the statement said, blaming the Islamic State (IS) militant group for planting the landmine
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty June 3, 2018 Almost 3.7 million children in Afghanistan are unable to go to school due to ongoing conflict, poverty, and discrimination against girls, the United Nations’ Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says. The figure, part of the Global Initiative On Out Of School Children report released on June 2, represents almost half
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty April 29, 2018 A group of children have set off an unexploded mortar round in a residential area in eastern Afghanistan, causing an explosion that killed a woman and two children. Attahullah Khogyani, a spokesman for the governor of the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, says another seven children were wounded
Tolo News: The approval of ‘the law on prohibition and prevention of harassment against women and children’ was welcomed by human rights activists and parliament’s human rights and women’s affairs commission. The law has three chapters and 29 articles which is aimed to end women and children harassment in the country. Click here to read more (external link).
VOA News | April 23, 2018: Getting an education seemed impossible for some displaced children in the mountainous Afghan province of Bamyan. They and their families live in caves that dot the cliffs around the city. Due to a lack of identity documents, they cannot attend school. But, as VOA’s Zafar Bamyani discovered, a classroom