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Save the Children calls for end to child marriage in Afghanistan following horrific death of pregnant 14-year-old girl

Press Releases   •   Jul 20, 2016 14:55 SGT

Save the Children calls for end to child marriage in Afghanistan following horrific death of pregnant 14-year-old girl Save the Children is urging the Afghan government to end the practice of child marriage after a 14-year-old girl was set alight last week and later died in hospital.

Save the Children warns more children could die from cold in brutal Afghan winter

Save the Children warns more children could die from cold in brutal Afghan winter

Press Releases   •   Feb 18, 2012 00:00 SGT

Following reports that at least 28 children living in camps near Kabul have already died because of freezing temperatures, Save the Children is warning that even more could die from cold in what is Afghanistan's worst winter for 15 years.

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Protecting Women's Rights in Afghanistan

Protecting Women's Rights in Afghanistan

Blog posts   •   Mar 14, 2012 16:00 SGT

As the ripples subside from a huge global hive of activity around International Women’s Day, I'm left with grave concern that barely mentioned was the extraordinary endorsement by President Karzai of Afghanistan's Ulema Council's new strict guidelines restricting women and girls’ integration and participation in the country.

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