Helping Afghanistan's forgotten drug addicts

UN says only ten percent of Afghans with drug addiction have had any treatment, but one woman brings a promise of hope.

    Afghanistan is the world's number one producer of opium poppies, and consumption is also a big problem there.

    More than a million Afghans are drug addicts, and the UN says only 10 percent of them have had any treatment.

    Al Jazeera's Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul on how one woman is trying to improve their lives.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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