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“I cannot sleep at night. I am afraid another earthquake will come and we will die”
After the devastating earthquake in Afghanistan, 7-year-old Gulabea was trapped under her collapsed home for five hours with her family. When she was finally pulled to safety by neighbours, she emerged to find her community devastated.
From Dream to Reality: Afghan Dreamers Robotic Team
The Afghan Girls Robotic Team turned an idea into an innovative COVID-19 response tool. Now, amidst increasing conflict, they are asking the international community to help them continue their education.
Building a better future for girls in Afghanistan
In Shahrak e Mahajereen, a mountainous village in Afghanistan’s central highlands, 28-year old Suraya is passionate about transforming the lives of illiterate girls and women.
Women vaccinators working to eradicate polio in Afghanistan
UNICEF and partners are working hard to achieve complete polio eradication in Afghanistan – which currently has the highest number of polio cases in the world.
On International Women’s Day, UNICEF brings education to girls in Afghanistan
It's International Women's Day! Girls’ education is one of the most powerful investments that can be made to help break cycles of poverty and violence. It can be a turning point for women’s empowerment and the long-term health, peace and prosperity of entire communities and countries.