December 29, 2021

Lesbian risks life and flees Afghanistan to escape forced marriage to cruel Taliban brute – Pink News

Rabia was just 15-years-old when she became engaged to a Taliban officer against her will in a small […]
November 25, 2021

LTG H.R. McMaster on Foreign Policy Challenges – The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast

Ayaan speaks with LTG H.R. McMaster about foreign policy challenges and threats, the withdrawal from Afghanistan and the […]
November 25, 2021

William McGurn on the Afghanistan Exit – The Ayaan Hirsi Ali Podcast

Ayaan speaks with William McGurn about President Biden’s disastrous policy in Afghanistan. They discuss Biden’s speech declaring the […]
November 25, 2021

Afghan Families ‘Marry Off’ Baby Girls For Dowries Amid Extreme Hunger – Global Citizen

Jobless and engulfed in debt, Afghan brick kiln worker Fazal said the country’s imploding economy had left him […]
August 20, 2021

Chaos and Violence, in Afghanistan and Chicago, with Ayaan Hirsi Ali and John Kass on the Megyn Kelly Podcast

Megyn Kelly is joined by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, human rights activist, author, and host of The Ayaan Hirsi Ali […]
August 20, 2021

An Afghan woman in Kabul: ‘Now I have to burn everything I achieved’ – The Guardian

Early on Sunday morning, I was heading to university for a class when a group of women came […]
January 4, 2018

Rape, Underage Sex, Forced Marriage, Abuse. That’s the Plight of Too Many Afghan Girls – Newsweek

Sahar was only 10 years old when she was forced to marry an older man. Her father agreed […]
April 8, 2016

Sesame Street Introduces New Character

Sesame Street has introduced a new character, Zari, an Afghan girl who advocates for women’s rights. Sesame Street worked with […]
April 7, 2016

Afghan First Lady Rula Ghani on Women’s Rights

The Afghan First Lady Rula Ghani spoke with Thomas L. Friedman at the Women in the World Summit in […]
March 8, 2016

Reduced Sentences in Mob Killing of Farkhunda

An Afghani court has reduced the sentences for the men involved in the mob killing of Farkhunda. Farkhunda […]
January 28, 2016

Documentary “Sonita” Raises Awareness About Child Marriage

Sundance Film Festival is screening the film “Sonita,” a documentary by Iranian filmmaker Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami. The film […]
January 25, 2016

Story of Honor Violence in Afghanistan

The Diane Rehm show featured a story of honor violence: a Afghan woman decided she wanted to choose […]
October 14, 2015

Shafia Family Looks to Appeal Honor Killing Ruling

The Shafia family, who was sentenced four years ago in a case of honor killing is now asking […]
May 19, 2015

Western Shelters Act as Barrier To Honor Killings in Afghanistan

Funding from Western donors has led to the creation of women’s shelters throughout Afghanistan. The shelters, and the […]
March 10, 2014

More than a decade after the removal of Afghanistan’s Taliban regime from power, basic women’s rights in the country remain extremely precarious.

More than a decade after the removal of Afghanistan’s Taliban regime from power, basic women’s rights in the […]
February 11, 2014

A new draft law in Afghanistan that would limit testimony in domestic violence cases is drawing international outcry, with activists warning it is part of a broader trend toward rolling back women’s rights and would make it more difficult to combat “honor” crimes in the nation.

A new draft law in Afghanistan that would limit testimony in domestic violence cases is drawing international outcry, […]
October 3, 2013

In Afghanistan, one education advocate is doing her utmost to help children–particularly girls–receive an education.

In Afghanistan, one education advocate is doing her utmost to help children–particularly girls–receive an education. Read more about […]
October 3, 2013

In Afghanistan, women continue to face abuse and forced marriages.

In Afghanistan, women continue to face abuse and forced marriages. Read more here.
September 25, 2013

Women’s rights activist Phyllis Chesler describes her life in Afghanistan in the 1960s.

In a new book, An American Bride in Kabul, Phyllis Chesler writes about five months she spent in […]
September 25, 2013

In Afghanistan, child marriage and domestic violence harm progress.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai should take urgent action to fight child marriage and domestic violence or risk further […]