Locals furious that they have no access to network running through their lands.
Civil servants are unhappy about being made to pay for aid projects.
Social barriers still prevent female reporters from working in the media.
Locals want to see movement on power, water and transport projects.
Much-anticipated development will irrigate farmland and boost power supplies.
Ban on corporal punishment continues to be widely ignored.
Broadcasters warned against undermining Afghan values.
Aid agencies under pressure to provide food, shelter and education to those seeking refuge.
Cost-effective mud brick buildings could accommodate many more students.
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