“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Analysis is forthcoming.
As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f
The number of women and girls jailed by Afghan authorities for "moral crimes" has risen by 50 percent in th
Islamic fundamentalist politicians in Afghanistan have stopped a debate on whether to give parliamentary approval to
International efforts to assist women have produced mixed results: while Afghan women have won the right to participa
Every morning in this mountain village in eastern Afghanistan, four dozen girls sneak through a square opening in a m
Scores of South Asian charities struggling to curb high child-marriage rates are backing a global movement spearheade
Just 15 years old, Sahar Gul has become the bruised and bloodied face of women's rights in Afghanistan.
In 2001, after the fall of the Taliban regime, reconstruction of political and economical structures began in Afghani
In Afghanistan's Herat province, the chief prosecutor general has a difficult job.
Ten years ago, as the world was celebrating the arrival of the twenty-first century, the
Decades of armed conflict, ongoing violence and high unemployment have left millions of men and women in Iraq struggl
After decades of conflict in Afghanistan, there are almost two million widows leading secluded, poverty-stricken live
The Taliban movement is harassing, threatening and killing local women who are working as professionals for the Afgha
Nine years after the overthrow of the Taliban, the women of Afghanistan continue to fight for basic human rights.
Championing the emancipation of Afghan women is emerging as a possible nonmilitary, post-combat role for Canada as po
Afghanistan's transition toward leading its own security efforts must include the rights of Afghan women.
Plans for a peace deal with the Taleban in Afghanistan could seriously jeopardize the rights of the Afghan people, in
The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points (
We, the delegates of the Afghan Women's Movement from First Women's Council to Kabul Conference, welcome the Afghan G
Farzana Wahidy loves to capture women on film.
Dear Secretary of State Hillary Clinton,
A new photography exhibition, promoting women's rights in Afghanistan, opens next week at the House of Commons.
David Cortright is director of Policy Studies at the University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peac
From the struggle to keep domestic violence shelters open to the machinations of which mullah to align with, a discus
Recent media reports have focused on the stalled progress for women in Afghanistan and the shift in the international
I've been fortunate to meet some very talented photographers and film-makers here in Afghanistan.
For me there are two reasons to be an MP.
Interview with Elke Jonigkeit: Since 1985 Elke Jonigkeit has traveled through Afghanistan and produced seven films ab
Whether the topic is Libya's rebels or Afghanistan's “reconciliation” with the Taliban, the pivotal quest
Harvard International Review: How has Afghanistan changed since the fall of the Taliban?
What will happen to Afghan women when the United States begins withdrawing troops later this year?
On Saturday 18/May a number of Afghan parliamentarians have branded the law on the Elimination of Violence against Wo
When did it become cliché to say that you want “world peace”?
On September 13, 2013, PeaceWomen, along with the Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the United Nations and the Pr