Crisis in Afghanistan - Updates

18 October 2010
In rural Afghanistan, job opportunities are scarce - especially for women. Oxfam has helped a group of women to set up a bakery in their village. It gives them an income and a place to discuss what matters to them.
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31 August 2010
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.
19 July 2010
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.
12 July 2010
Meet Malalai Momand, who works with Oxfam to help some of the poorest people living in rural Afghanistan.
Improving women's lives in Afghanistan
2 February 2010
Afghanistan and militarized aid
An Afghan soldier on patrol on the streets of Balkh province.
18 November 2009
The past three decades of war and disorder have had a devastating impact on the Afghan people. Here is their story.
Afghanistan: The cost of war, in pictures
24 September 2008
Afghanistan is unlikely to meet the Millennium Development Goals targets. Oxfam took top photojournalist Alix Fazzina to Badakhshan, where she met and photographed the families behind the statistics and the doctors, and midwives trying to save women’s lives.
Hamina and her new born baby son. Photo: Alix Fazzina/Oxfam