Marriage or work – choice Afghanistan children must make as crisis deepens: World Vision

World Vision

• 53% of Afghan children in four provinces are acutely malnourished, new report shows.

• 7 out of 10 boys and over half of all girls surveyed are being sent to work instead of school.

• 66% of children showing signs of mental health issues

August 15, 2022 – Children in Afghanistan are revealing painful stories of survival after being plunged into an “abyss of suffering” with the triple threats of starvation, early marriage and child labour.

World Vision Australia has today released a new report Afghanistan: A Children’s Crisis, investigating how lives of parents, and children, have changed one year after the country’s political transition to the Taliban.

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