December 20, 2011

Afghan girls punch their way to equality

At Ghazi Stadium in Kabul, Afghanistan, Afghan girls punch their way to equality. Via:[http://worldblog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/12/20/9582548-afghan-girls-punch-their-way-to-equality]
December 5, 2011

Law protecting Afghan women has ‘long way to go

Afghan authorities are failing to enforce the law to protect women from murder, beating, rape and other violence […]
December 5, 2011

Afghan woman’s choice: 12 years in jail or marry her rapist and risk death

Gulnaz’s plight has found international attention because of a dispute between the European Union and a team of […]
December 5, 2011

Afghan gunmen poured acid on faces of three sisters and their parents because eldest ‘didn’t want to marry ageing warlord’

Afghan gunmen burst into a family home – where they poured acid over the father, his wife and […]
October 13, 2011

Not a Single Christian Church Left in Afghanistan, Says U.S. State Department

There is not a single, public Christian church left in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. State Department. This […]
September 28, 2011

Afghan women fight back, preserve shelters

In Afghanistan, women’s groups are claiming a rare victory. Last winter, the government was planning to bring battered […]
August 12, 2011

More and more Afghan women are breaking with tradition in their male-dominated society, taking jobs and participating in public affairs.

More and more Afghan women are breaking with tradition in their male-dominated society, taking jobs and participating in […]
August 1, 2011

In Afghanistan, Rage at Young Lovers

The two teenagers met inside an ice cream factory through darting glances before roll call, murmured hellos as […]
July 20, 2011

Afghan Women Fight Back Against Harassment

While many Afghan women have to fight against the misogynistic traditions and values held in their families in […]
June 23, 2011

A weak America roars but retreats when the going gets tough

In the Financial Times, Ayaan writes about proposals to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan, writing we’re perceived as […]
April 4, 2011

Inside the Massacre at Afghan Compound

Officials are painting the weekend killings at the United Nations mission in northern Afghanistan’s largest city–which sparked cascading […]
April 1, 2011

Afghanistan: United Nations workers beheaded in attack on compound

Eight foreign employees of the United Nations in Afghanistan have been killed after protesters overran their compound in […]
February 23, 2011

Pressure Increases for Release of Afghan Aid Worker Arrested for Being Christian

Pressure is mounting for the release of an Afghan Red Cross worker who was arrested last summer for […]
February 16, 2011

Afghan Government Control of Women’s Shelters Worries Advocates

The Afghan government says it plans to take control of women’s shelters — a move strongly opposed by […]
January 27, 2011

Video of execution

Video has emerged of a 19-year-old girl being stoned to death by the Taliban for running away from […]
January 18, 2011

Preparing to fight: Young Afghan women at boxing training session in Kabul

Young Afghan women are taking part of boxing training session in Kabul to participate in the 2012 London […]
January 3, 2011

Kabul women-only park reopens thanks to USAID

� A women-only park that was closed under Taliban rule and turned into a garbage dump has new […]
January 3, 2011

Afghan women speak out on abuse from behind mask

In a CNN report, Afghan women speak out on abuse from behind mask. via:[http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/01/03/afghanistan.mask/?hpt=C1]
August 25, 2010

Officials: Schoolgirls, teachers sick from poison gas

In Afghanistan, Dozens of schoolgirls and teachers have been sickened by poison gas in Afghanistan, medical and government […]
July 29, 2010

The Plight of Afghan Women: A Disturbing Picture

Aisha, a shy 18-year-old Afghan woman who was sentenced by a Taliban commander to have her nose and […]