“You are part of the history of this valley in Afghanistan, just as blood is part of the human body,” they told us. In Panjshir, Shahzia recalls the fear she felt before she gave birth to two twins and the…
‘A Quiet Revolution’ is EMERGENCY’s report analysing the impact that a free, specialist Maternity Centre can have on the health and societal role of the women who are part of it: both patients and staff.
By doing so, we can positively change girls' lives.
Our rules: Do not enter with weapons. Do not enter with violence. And do not even enter with a desire for it.
“Outside there’s a war, but I can’t just lock myself in at home because of that. I’ve got a responsibility to live, for me and my children”, something we so often hear from our patients. Welcome to everyday life in Kabul.
Working together towards a world without war is the first step in guaranteeing a future for humanity.
‘A Quiet Revolution’, a report from EMERGENCY due to be published on 15 October, was created to analyse how the system set up by the organisation in the Panjshir Valley can provide a model to be replicated in other areas of the country and elsewhere.
We thank her for her courage, as we do all the men and women who risk their lives in this humanitarian crisis to save other people.
"War cannot be humanized. It can only be abolished." – Albert Einstein
The professional growth that Yousof has experienced in our hospital fills him with pride