The population of Afghanistan is around 37,, in , which includes the roughly 3 million Afghan citizens living as refugees in both Pakistan and Iran. Pashto and Dari are both the official languages of the country. Pashto is widely used in the region south of the Hindu Kush mountains and the Indus River in neighboring Pakistan. Uzbek and Turkmen are smaller languages spoken in parts of the north. Excluding urban populations in the principal cities, most People are organized into tribal and other kinship-based groups, who follow their own traditional customs. The majority of the country's population lives in rural areas and is involved in agricultural activities. The first census of Afghanistan was carried out only in year, but before that there were scattered attempts to conduct censuses in individual cities. As of , the total population of Afghanistan is around 37,,,  which includes the 3 million Afghan nationals living in both Pakistan and Iran.
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Staff Sgt. Brian Mading, 29, of Bonita Springs, Fla. A soldier at right braces himself on a rock while descending a mountain in northeast Afghanistan on Thursday. Troops' hike that day began at a.
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Quil Lawrence. In the culturally conservative country, women serving in the security forces say they face systemic sexual coercion and even rape by male colleagues. The image of Afghan women wearing police and army uniforms is meant to inspire pride and hope for a future where the rights of women will be protected in Afghanistan. So why would female police officers in the northern city of Mazar-e-Sharif be ashamed to admit they wear the badge? The woman, who asked not to give her name, says she tells most of her family that she works with a foreign aid organization. That's because the rumors about sexual abuse in Mazar-e-Sharif's police force are so widespread that many of these women are ashamed to say they're cops. Afghan female police officers march at the Police Training Center on the outskirts of Herat province in western Afghanistan on Dec. Protection of women's rights in Afghanistan remains a focal point for the West — and American officials regularly tout the fact that the Afghan security forces now include hundreds of women. In northern Afghanistan alone, about women are serving in the police force.
Afghanistan - one of the oldest countries in the world. In Afghanistan, there is no official language, as the population in different regions speak Uzbek, Persian, and Turkmen and others. The country is very weak development of education and medicine, women's mortality is very high. Afghan women are extraordinarily patient, they have to live in difficult conditions in the country have sharia law. Still impossible to forget the history of the Afghan girl Aisha Muhammadzai , which in 17 years, the husband cut off the ears and nose. The girl managed to escape and later some time face Aisha made the cover of the magazine "Time".