Country overview

An overview of the country, its geography, political make-up, legal system and courts.


Information on discrimination and harassment laws, equal opportunities and equal pay.

Key legislation and links

Links to primary legislation, useful websites, official forms and guidance and other external resources.


Information on annual leave, sick leave, maternity, paternity and parental leave, public holidays and other leave.

Other employment law issues

Disciplinary and grievance procedures, internal rules, employment records, transfer of undertakings.

Recent news

Latest items of recent news relevant to Afghanistan as reported in our fortnightly newswire ‘Dernières nouvelles’.


Terminating employment, notice periods, termination payments and rights to references.

Working time

Standard working time, night work, overtime, rest periods, young workers.