Jamila, 7, drinks water after she smoked crystal, a pure heroin. She says that if she doesn't use heroin for one day, she feels pain in her body. Her parents went to beg in the city and left her and her sister of 11 with drugs to spend the day quietly.
Addiction among children is wide spread in Afghanistan as there is a strong belief that opium is a medicine. 30 years of war have made Afghanistan a narco-state. (image by Philip Poupin)
Jamila, 7, drinks water after she smoked crystal, a pure heroin. She says that if she doesn't use heroin for one day, she feels pain in her body. Her parents went to beg in the city and left her and her sister of 11 with drugs to spend the day quietly. Addiction among children is wide spread in Afghanistan as there is a strong belief that opium is a medicine. 30 years of war have made Afghanistan a narco-state.
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