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Taliban ban on women workers hits vital aid for Afghans

Jan. 12, 2023 01:25 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Last June, a team of female doctors and nurses drove six hours across mountains, dry riverbeds and on unpaved roads to reach victims of a massive earthquake that had just hit eastern Afghanistan, killing more than 1,000 people. When they got there, a day...

Aid groups: Afghans will die because of ban on women in NGOs

Dec. 29, 2022 09:57 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Major aid agencies on Thursday warned that Afghans will die because of the Taliban order banning women from working at nongovernmental groups, and stressed that female staff are crucial for the delivery of life-saving humanitarian assistance across war-battered...