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Afghanistan Refugee Scenario After Taliban Take over: Issues of Inclusiveness - A Study of Pakistan & Iran

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Abstract

The Afghan refugee scenario is a matter of grave concern across the world, where the soaring number of refugees is increasing day by day. In this regard, the refugee crisis in Afghanistan has focused on the ever-increasing number of refugees. The last 40 years of conflict have forced a majority of people to flee their homes. UNHCR puts the figure at 550,000 people who have been forced to leave their homes, out of which 3.5 million are, internally displaced (IDP). The impact of this crisis is greater on children and women, who make up 80% of refugees and internally displaced people. Neighboring nations like Pakistan and Iran, where 1.5 million took refuge in Pakistan in 2020 alone, while Iran hosted 780,000, according to UNHCR. This major chunk of the Afghan population has been left to face all possible humanitarian crises. Social, political, and economic issues, topped by the issue of Inclusiveness are in the countries where they seek refugee or asylum. The present study will explore the refugee scenario in Afghanistan after the takeover by the Taliban on August 15, 2021, and the issues of Inclusiveness faced by the refugees.

DOI 10.11648/j.ipa.20230702.11
Published in International and Public Affairs (Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2023)
Page(s) 18-24
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Keywords

Asylum, Inclusive, Crisis, Refugee, Internally Displaced People

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