Afghanistan

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We Need Global Solidarity for Refugees

As a European and a Swede (and an economist), I am struck by how often we discuss refugees in terms of the “cost” of accepting asylum seekers. These conversations miss out on the many economic benefits of migration. Young refugees are often so inclined to

Woman in Afghanistan wearing a Burqa.

Sweden Deports Victims of Child Marriage and Torture to Afghanistan

Sweden is sending back asylum seekers who face grave risks and increased threats to their lives should they return to Afghanistan. This includes girls and boys who have fled child marriage, rape and torture, young HBTQ individuals, and those who have converted from Islam.

I Will Write Every Day

A member of Free Women Writers, Zahra is a sophomore in high school who loves writing and poetry.

We Have Written a Book!

You Are Not Alone is a collection of stories written and inspired by four years’ worth of conversations with Afghan women facing gender-based violence.

Always a Survivor

This powerful poem is written by Zahra Wakilzada – a sophomore in high school, an aspiring writer and poet, and a member of Free Women Writers.

Meet the Midwife for Life Award Winners

The Save the Children and ICM Midwife for Life Award is an international recognition of exceptional midwives. Presented this morning at the ICM Congress by Patricia Erb, CEO of Save the Children Canada, the award seeks to recognise those who show great vision and leadership in midwifery.

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