TITLE

Rebuilding of Afghanistan is hampered by the Taliban

PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);2/11/2006, Vol. 332 Issue 7537, p324
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a five year plan to restore security, fight opium cultivation and help Afghanistan's development, which was launched at a conference in London. The world Food Programme said that over fifty percent of children are malnourished. The World Bank pointed out that Afghanistan's health indicators are among the worst in the world. Domestic violence against women and children has become a serious public health problem. Pro-Taliban forces in southern Afghanistan are targeting teachers, schools and parents for encouraging girls' education.
ACCESSION #
19730981

 

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