Providing basic care for Afghan orphans beset with challenges

In Afghanistan, an orphan is defined as a child without a father. By that grouping, there are an estimated quarter of a million orphans in the country.

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    In Afghanistan, an orphan is defined as a child without a father.

    By that grouping, there are an estimated quarter of a million orphans in the country.

    Law and tradition forbid strangers and foreigners from adopting them, so orphanages attempt to fill the void.

    Al Jazeera's Jennifer Glasse reports from Kabul.


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