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Disabled in Afghanistan face discrimination, limited services: HRW

Human Rights Watch releasing a report stated that providing the services to the disabled, the ones with mental problems and war affected ones has decreased in Afghanistan.

According to HRW in countries as Afghanistan, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Gaza, Iraq, South Sudan and Syria women and the ones with disabilities do not have access to psychotherapy services.

The report added that Afghanistan has faced war for four decades, and less than 10% war affected ones receive therapy.

The organization emphasized that governments, the UN and other humanitarian organizations must take steps to invest to provide services for the disabled.

HRW earlier had said that half of Afghanistan’s population are facing mental problems because of consecutive wars in this country.

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Source: Aamaj News

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