Sayed Masood Sadat

Afghan refugees 

Uncertainty Drives Afghan Migrants to the West

May 3, 2017

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After Syrians, Afghans form the largest group of refugees in the European Union (EU), with over 360,000 asylum applications lodged in 2015 and 2016, according to official EU figures. Afghan migrants risk their lives during the months-long journey to reach Europe, which crosses thousands of kilometers in the Middle East and the Balkans. To embark on… Read more

 

What Factors Drive Child Marriage in Afghanistan?

March 22, 2017

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Afghanistan is considered one of the most dangerous countries in the world to be a woman. Contributing factors include different forms of gender-based violence, poor education, limited access to healthcare, and not being allowed outside the home. Sadly, many Afghan women also face forced child marriage—despite it being illegal. According to the Sur… Read more