Many provinces have seen an exceptionally cold winter, with temperatures dropping to as low as -21 degrees Celcius.
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Alia, an Afghan mental health professional, said the Taliban’s ban on women working with NGOs hurts the vulnerable.
The Taliban’s decision to suspend women from accessing higher education has extinguished a rare source of hope for many.
In Afghanistan, public floggings and executions bring back memories of harsh Taliban rule in the 1990s.
Call for funding grows for diplomatically isolated Afghanistan, which is facing disasters because of climate change.
Women had struggled long and hard for the right to divorce, but since the Taliban’s takeover, the situation worsened.
A judge and a professor say they decided to stay back – despite threats and adverse conditions – to help other Afghans.
While new regime has not directly fired female government employees, it has restricted women from entering workplaces.
Former officials escaped to luxury homes in Dubai and the US while millions of Afghans live in misery.
Sanctions and the challenging terrain of affected areas make it hard to provide rapid international aid to survivors.