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Hasht-E Subh, October 19, 2023

Poverty and Unemployment Claim Another Victim: Young Man Takes His Life by Jumping off a Building in Nimruz

The story of Javad serves as a somber reminder of the urgent need for support systems, employment opportunities, and mental health resources in Afghanistan

Javad took his life by jumping oof a building
Photos from a clip posted on Facebook.

In a tragic incident that underscores the harsh realities faced by many in Afghanistan, a 25-year-old man named Javad took his own life by jumping off a building in Nimruz province. Local sources revealed that Javad, who hailed from the Lal-o-Sarjangal district in Ghor province, ended his life on Wednesday, October 18, due to his dire circumstances of poverty and unemployment.

The incident highlights a growing crisis in the region. Since the resurgence of the Taliban, a significant number of young people have found themselves unemployed, leading to a sharp increase in suicide rates, particularly among the youth. Many, like Javad, have been forced to migrate to neighboring countries in search of better opportunities, leaving behind shattered families and communities.

The Taliban have yet to comment on this tragic incident.

The story of Javad serves as a somber reminder of the urgent need for support systems, employment opportunities, and mental health resources in Afghanistan. As the nation grapples with ongoing challenges, addressing the issues of poverty and unemployment must be a priority to prevent more lives from being lost in such heartbreaking circumstances.

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