Afghan children receive free education from a humanitarian organization in Takhar Province

In an effort to facilitate the lives of Afghan children in need, a humanitarian organization has built educational and recreational facilities in Afghanistan’s Takhar province, TOLOnews reported Saturday. More than 1,200 children whose mothers are in prisons or hospitals, according to the directors of this institution, will be able to access educational and recreational services.

“We have identified vulnerable children in cooperation with the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and provided them with opportunities for education and recreation here,” said the head of the charitable organization in Takhar, Kamran Sadat. Local officials in Takhar also announced that a second institution for abandoned children will be set up in the province funded by UNICEF, TOLOnews reported.

“My mother is in the hospital and I came here, learning and playing with my classmates, I am happy,” said Muqaddas, as a child. “Our teacher teaches us and we learn many things,” said Zahra, another orphan child, according to “Tolonews.” A humanitarian agency in Takhar previously screened nearly 15,000 working and underprivileged children, but so far, they have not received any assistance.

Since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan and the significant downturn in the country’s economy along with increasing poverty and financial instability, Save the Children highlighted in a report that 24.4 million people in Afghanistan, including 13 million children, are in dire need of humanitarian assistance. help. The report, citing the United Nations Development Program, indicated that 97 percent of the Afghan population lives in extreme poverty and falls below the poverty line with each passing day.

Afghanistan is currently facing a serious humanitarian crisis. According to international assessments, the country now has the largest number of emergency food insecure people in the world, with more than 23 million people in need of assistance, and nearly 95 percent of the population has inadequate food consumption. Moreover, the human rights situation in Afghanistan has worsened since the collapse of the Afghan government and the return of the Taliban to power in August last year.

Despite the end of the fighting in the country, massive human rights violations continue unabated, especially against women and minorities. As a result, women and girls in Afghanistan face a human rights crisis, denied basic rights to non-discrimination, education, employment, public participation, and health. Favorite

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