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Unemployment and security concerns prompt tens of thousands of young people to leave the country.
By IWPR Afghanistan
Two months ago, Abdulkhalil Jawid paid a human trafficker 40,000 afghanis (600 US dollars) to ensure his son got to Europe.
“When I heard that the Taleban had taken over Kunduz province and that Islamic State was killing young men on a daily basis, I decided to send my son Rashid abroad for his education so that he could have a better future,” said Jawid, a resident of Samangan province.
Women’s groups from seven countries agree to work together and share expertise.
Images of refugees desperate to reach Europe come to us daily on our TV screens, newspaper pages and Twitter and Facebook feeds. We see images of desperation and tragic death when the journey to safety and new beginnings is cut short by the waters of the Mediterranean, or in a truck abandoned on an Austrian motorway.
This comparative study of recent media behaviour
in four conflict areas - Georgia, Cambodia, Bosnia, South Africa - uses
journalists and researchers from each country to examine local perceptions
of media behaviour.
The study aims to encourage greater professional awareness among local journalists reporting on conflict, as well as encourage debate on the past, current and possible future relationship between local media and conflict.