Kifatullah, like most 9-year-olds, likes to play with his friends. One morning, they found something…
“In the 15 years of my life, there has been fighting. I have witnessed fighting- that is all. Every night, there is fighting.” – Moahibullah, 15 years old, Maiwand.
In times of war, the relentless backdrop of violence is a constant theme in children’s lives.
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Elise Blanchard, journalist and photographer for Agence France-Presse (AFP), has collected children’s stories from across Afghanistan. Her powerful piece in Afghanistan20 tells of the impact that the conflict has had on young Afghans.