Skip to main content Text Only version of this page
BBC
Home
TV
Radio
Talk
Where I Live
A-Z Index
Games
Games
Chat
Chat
Vote
Vote
Win
Win
Quiz
Quiz
Club
Club
 Homepage
 UK
 World
 Sport
 Music
 TV/Film
 Animals
 Sci/Tech
 Weather
 Pictures
 Find Out
 The Team

Contact Us
Help
Teachers





  Children in Afghanistan
Soldiers on the street are a regular sight for Afghan children
1/10 Soldiers on the street are a regular sight for Afghan children
Many Afghan children have moved to refugee camps because their homes have been destroyed
2/10 Many Afghan children have moved to refugee camps because their homes have been destroyed
But there is food there
3/10 But there is food there
In the camps, homes are little more than tents
4/10 In the camps, homes are little more than tents
Schools are also being set up in the refugee camps
5/10 Schools are also being set up in the refugee camps
Hazrat Mir, 10, who lost his father in war seven years ago, holds his pet bird on the way to a refugee camp
6/10 Hazrat Mir, 10, who lost his father in war seven years ago, holds his pet bird on the way to a refugee camp
During Taleban rule, women were forced to wear burqas. Now, even though they don't have to, many of them wear them by choice
7/10 During Taleban rule, women were forced to wear burqas. Now, even though they don't have to, many of them wear them by choice
Shabegom, 2, Suailo, 7, and Layluma, 4, watch their mother get on with everyday life, sewing clothes
8/10 Shabegom, 2, Suailo, 7, and Layluma, 4, watch their mother get on with everyday life, sewing clothes
Omran, 3, sits next to his sister at the Zarghona high school for girls in Kabul
9/10 Omran, 3, sits next to his sister at the Zarghona high school for girls in Kabul
Now there's a new government, the hope is that children will have their schools rebuilt and girls will be educated
10/10 Now there's a new government, the hope is that children will have their schools rebuilt and girls will be educated

Full Pictures Section

Also in Galleries now:
Busted switch on Regent Street lights
In pictures: 2012 London Olympic Park
In Pictures: Revenge of the Sith
Follow Matthew's trip to Afghanistan
© BBC Back to top^^
Homepage | UK | World | Sport | Music | TV/Film | Animals | Sci/Tech | Weather
Pictures | Find Out | The Team | Games | Chat | Vote | Win | Quiz | Club