Afghanistan: 500,000 jobs lost since Taliban takeover

Asha Bajaj
3 min readJan 19, 2022
Women workers at a factory in western Herat province in Afghanistan. Image credit: UNAMA/Fraidoon Poya

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New York: More than half a million people have lost or been pushed out of their jobs in Afghanistan since the Taliban takeover, the UN International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday.

In a warning that the economy has been “paralyzed” since the de facto authorities took control…

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