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Desperate Afghans resort to selling their kidneys to feed families

Summary by Ground News
Afghanistan has been plunged into financial crisis following the Taliban takeover six months ago, worsening an already dire humanitarian situation after decades of war. The practice has become so widespread in the western city of Herat that a nearby settlement is bleakly nicknamed one-kidney village. In Afghanistan, however, the practice is unregulated.
7 months ago·Kabul, Afghanistan

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'It's Either This or Selling My 1-yr-old Daughter': Desperate Afghans Forced to Sell Kidneys for Food

The practice has become so widespread in the western city of Herat that a nearby settlement is bleakly nicknamed 'one kidney village'.

7 months ago·India
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Desperate Afghans Resort To Selling Their Kidneys To Feed Families

Jobless, debt ridden, and struggling to feed his children, Nooruddin felt he had no choice but to sell a kidney -- one of a growing number of Afghans willing to sacrifice an organ to save their families. The practice has become so widespread in the western city of Herat that a nearby settlement is bleakly nicknamed "one kidney village". "I had to do it for the sake of my children," Nooruddin told AFP in the city, close to the border with Iran. …

7 months ago·United States
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Desperate Afghans resort to selling their kidneys to feed families

Jobless, debt ridden, and struggling to feed his children, Nooruddin felt he had no choice but to sell a kidney -- one of a growing number of Afghans willing to sacrifice an organ to save their families.The practice has become so widespread in the western city of Herat that a nearby settlement is bl...

7 months ago·United States
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Bangkok PostBangkok Post

Desperate Afghans resort to selling their kidneys to feed families

HERAT (AFGHANISTAN) - Jobless, debt ridden, and struggling to feed his children, Nooruddin felt he had no choice but to sell a kidney -- one of a growing number of Afghans willing to sacrifice an organ to save their families.

7 months ago·กทม, Thailand
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Desperate Afghans resort to selling their kidneys to feed families

The practice has become widespread in some parts of the country, where people have faced job loss and poverty under the Taliban.

7 months ago·Japan
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Desperate Afghans resort to selling their kidneys to feed families

Jobless, debt ridden, and struggling to feed his children, Nooruddin felt he had no choice but to sell a kidney -- one of a growing number of Afghans willing to sacrifice an organ to save their famil…

7 months ago·France
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