KABUL, AFGHANISTAN | 2016-09-11 | Malika (28) comfort her son after a fight broke out among them.
Malika was 14 when she was married off in Pakistan. She was 8 months pregnant when her husband and mother-in-law were murdered in front of her eyes and moment before she fainted. Malika and her 5 children live in a small room in Wazir Abad neighbourhood and survive on her monthly income of 800 afs ($12) from washing clothes for wealthy afghans. When asked what’s the most difficult part about being a single mom, she replied: “Watching my kids go to bed hungry”

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