Young Afghan girls on hill top overlooking Nadir shah and Kabul. Names, right to left: Historai, 11, Sheba , 2, Rifer, 10, Soloha, 9, Tina 4 ( all names spelt phonetically).
Children have been the primary victims of more than two decades of conflict. Of the estimated 1.5 million people killed during this period, some 300,000 were children. Abduction and trafficking in children is now a rapidly growing threat, with the most common forms of trafficking being child prostitution, forced labour, slavery, servitude and the removal of body organs.