Children burdened by war

Award-winning photographer Muhammed Muheisen captured Afghan children living in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan has been hosting Afghan refugees for over 30 years. Pakistan is home to the world's second largest refugee population, with a total of 2.5 million Afghans living there, many of whom enter the country illegally.

14:45 October 03, 2017 Yeni Şafak
Children burdened by war

Millions of Afghans have taken refuge in Pakistan, fleeing from occupation, for over 30 years.

Children burdened by war

Due to this migration, there are generations of Afghan children who were born and raised in Pakistan.

Children burdened by war

A majority of these children do not attend school due to adverse conditions.

Children burdened by war

Some of the children work in markets and bazars to earn a living.

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Children burdened by war

Award-winning photographer Muhammed Muheisen captured Afghan children living in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan has been hosting Afghan refugees for over 30 years. Pakistan is home to the world's second largest refugee population, with a total of 2.5 million Afghans living there, many of whom enter the country illegally. Award-winning photographer Muhammed Muheisen captured Afghan children living in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan has been hosting Afghan refugees for over 30 years. Pakistan is home to the world's second largest refugee population, with a total of 2.5 million Afghans living there, many of whom enter the country illegally.
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