The stepmother of Mohammed, a four-month-old who is malnourished, holds his legs in the Indira Gandhi hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan on November 8.The number of people living in Afghanistan in near-famine conditions has risen to 8.7 million, according to the World Food Programme. Photo: AP
The stepmother of Mohammed, a four-month-old who is malnourished, holds his legs in the Indira Gandhi hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan on November 8.The number of people living in Afghanistan in near-famine conditions has risen to 8.7 million, according to the World Food Programme. Photo: AP
Afghanistan

Letters | Afghanistan’s hunger crisis: don’t look away as starving Afghans sell their children

  • Afghanistan is facing its worst hunger crisis in living memory and needs humanitarian help. More than half the population have acute malnutrition, and children are starving to death

The stepmother of Mohammed, a four-month-old who is malnourished, holds his legs in the Indira Gandhi hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan on November 8.The number of people living in Afghanistan in near-famine conditions has risen to 8.7 million, according to the World Food Programme. Photo: AP
The stepmother of Mohammed, a four-month-old who is malnourished, holds his legs in the Indira Gandhi hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan on November 8.The number of people living in Afghanistan in near-famine conditions has risen to 8.7 million, according to the World Food Programme. Photo: AP
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