Afghanistan

As malnutrition rates in Afghanistan reach record highs, aid distribution has been severely impacted by a Taliban edict banning women from working for NGOs | Photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi
From file: Almost 18 months after the evacuation of Kabul, more Afghan families are still living in temporary hotels than have been given permanent accommodation in the UK | Photo: REUTERS/Ali Khara
Germany hosts the third-largest refugee population in the world  | Photo: Marc Tessensohn/Bundeswehr/picture alliance
Iran has been hit by the biggest wave of protests since becoming an Islamic republic in 1979 | Photo: Salam Pix/abaca/picture-alliance
From file: A group of evacuated Afghans arriving in Germany, in the eastern state of Brandenburg | Photo: Patrick Pleul/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa/picture-alliance
Members of Jiye Sindh Mahaz party are seen holding banners against plans to accept Afghan refugees in Karachi | PHOTO: ARCHIVE/EPA/SHAHZAIB AKBER
An Afghan woman and volunteers in an educational project supported by UNHCR in Jalalabad, Afghanistan | Photo: UNHCR/Oxygen Film Studio
Evacuees at Camp Liya in Kosovo protested in June after being stuck for months on the US Army base while awaiting resettlement decisions | Photo: Muhammad Arif Sarwari/AP Photo/picture alliance
From file: Reception point for refugees from Ukraine organized in a sports hall gymnasium in Wroclaw, Poland March 16, 2022 | Photo: IMAGO / ZUMA Wire/Krzysztof Kaniewski
Women's rights are increasingly being curtailed by the Taliban regime | Photo: Bilal Guler/AA/picture-alliance
Young students of the Anim in concert in Braga. Portugal |  Photo: Claire Debuyser
A boat overturned south of the Italian island of Lampedusa. The migrants were rescued by the Spanish NGO Open Arms. August 11, 2022 | Photo: Francisco Seco / picture-alliance