Tagged: Afghanistan

Campaign article
Credit: Louise Hancock/Oxfam

Afghan girls still face many barriers to receiving an education. The quality of education is highly variable, school conditions are often poor and nearly half a million girls who are enrolled do not regularly attend school. Girls and teachers explain their situation.

Emergency Article
Ashley Jackson

Ashley Jackson, Oxfam’s outgoing Head of Policy and Advocacy in Afghanistan, reflects on her experiences over the last two years in the country.

Press Release

International military forces must take urgent steps to protect civilians caught up in the escalating conflict as they plan for the handover of responsibility for security to the Afghan government, warned leading aid agencies today.

Policy Paper
Press Release

Oxfam deeply regrets the deaths of two of its Afghan staff members and a community volunteer and the injuries to one staff member and one community volunteer. They were deeply committed to improving the lives of other Afghans and our thoughts are with their families at this time.

Press Release

While previous high-profile conferences promised much but achieved little, World leaders attending the Kabul Conference must tackle the underlying causes of the development and humanitarian crises unfolding in Afghanistan - and help ordinary people lift themselves out of poverty.

Emergency Article
Malalai in Oxfam-supported bakery. Credit: Zahra Akkerhuys/Oxfam

Meet Malalai Momand, who works with Oxfam to help some of the poorest people living in rural Afghanistan.

Press Release
There are few teachers in Jalalabad, Afghanitan, and students have very few books, no chairs or desks and most importantly no shelter from the sun or rain. Credit: Shah Bibi/ACBAR

As President Barrack Obama prepares for a much-anticipated meeting with Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai next week in Washington, DC, aid agency Oxfam International urges the two leaders to prioritize the safety of millions of Afghan civilians who continue to be caught in the conflict.

Emergency Article

Afghanistan and militarized aid

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