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Inter-Cousin Marriages in Afghanistan

PICTURE OF A PAINTING DEPICTING AN AFGHAN BRIDE (PAINTING: SAYED SADAT)

by: Dr Khesrow Sangarwal and Sahar Emran Is Inter-Cousin Marriage a Public Health Problem in Afghanistan? Background Studies have suggested that the prevalence of intra-familial unions in Middle Eastern and Asian populations could be as high as 50% of all marriages [1]. One study has estimated the consanguinity rate in ...

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د اوسمهالو پښتنو لیکوالانو په پنځونو کې: د مولانا جلال الدین محمد بلخی یاد

by: Sohayla Hasrat-Nazimi د مولانا عرفانی تخیل هغسې چې نن ورځ په ټوله نړۍ کې خپور دی او د بیلابیلو ژبو او ملتونو خلک یې درناوی کوي او له هغه نه ګته اخلي، پښتو ادبیات او پښتانه هم ترې بی نصیبه نه دی پاتې او په سیمینارونو او غونډو کې ...

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Afghanistan: a country deprived of its professionals

AFGHANISTAN HAS A UNIQUE FORM OF INTRA-COUNTRY BRAIN DRAIN, FROM PROFESSIONAL AND SKILLED OCCUPATIONS TO THE NON-SKILLED AND LUCRATIVE JOBS.

The emigration of skilled intellectuals and technical labour from the developing world to economically and professionally favourable places, usually Europe and North America, is an extensively observed trend over the last few decades, a phenomenon otherwise known as ‘brain drain’. Afghanistan, however, has experienced a different and possibly quite a unique ...

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