This adds to the list of new Afghani girl skaters, rappers and now skiers!
Harassed in the streets of Afghanistan, Noorjahan Akbar fights back.
I was asked to present a seminar to raise awareness about Violence Against Women by the manager of Star Educational Society’s C-Branch.
Mursal is an Afghan teenager living in Pakistan. She is a bright, sensitive, introspective young lady who I am proud to call a friend.
Gender violence plagues Afghanistan and my family is no exception. The patriarchal structure of our culture makes it rampant. The pervasive silence makes it everlasting.
This is the condensed version of the original story that was written by my Afghan son, Fazilhaq
Last year I wrote a college essay based on these instructions: Imagine looking through a window at any environment that is particularly significant to you.
"You can't be afraid of people, you have to be able to say 'no.'- Razia Jan
Just recently, news of a third “poison attack” on 160 students at a girls school in Afghanistan in a span of two weeks came out.
Young Women for Change, founded in April 2011, is an independent non-profit organization consisting of tens of volunteer women and male advocates across Afghanistan who are committed to empowering Afg