“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.”
For more than 30 years, Afghans have been living in a state of war and yearn for stability and peace.
Doha, Qatar - Far from the glistening glass and burgeoning metal structures that dot the Doha skyline, the Afghan Tal
With the US and NATO planning the departure of their forces from Afghanistan by December 2014, some Afghan women and
The once remarkable gains in protecting and promoting equality between women and men in Afghanistan are now facing th
Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni
For Afghan women, the act of fleeing domestic abuse, forced prostitution or even being stabbed repeatedly with a scre
KABUL: Women members of an Afghan government council charged with seeking reconciliation with the Taliban have been s
Around the world, political power still comes with a price for women who seek it.
Coverage on Afghan women who have traveled the distance to be part of the Bonn Conference in Germany this week did sh
Afghanistan still has a long way to go before women in the country are fully protected under the two-year-old Elimina
IMPORTANT talks are coming up where discussions about the peace of Afghanistan will take place.
On October 31, 2000, the UN Security Council (UNSC) unanimously passed resolution 1325.
Afghan women activists are at risk of being sidelined at a key international conference on Afghanistan's future sched
By July, President Obama plans to decide how many troops to pull out of Afghanistan in the first initial US withdrawa
When asking for Afghan women's opinion on whether there should be negotiations with the Taliban and foreign troop wit
Sakena Yacoobi has worked tirelessly to educate the women of Afghanistan.
Sima Samar receives a threatening phone call almost every day because she dares to say women should have rights and m
Dozens of women in the war-torn Afghan capital took part in a march for peace ahead of the traditional new year, call
"Hope is dying in Afghanistan."
Sitting cross-legged on blue velour cushions on the living room floor, the women of the self-help brigade sip green t
Women need to take their place alongside men to help build peace across the world, human rights activist Dr Sima Sama
Remember Aisha, the 18-year-old from Afghanistan?
Shukria Barakzai is a prominent Afghan lawmaker and journalist who has campaigned for media freedom and women's r
Championing the emancipation of Afghan women is emerging as a possible non-military, post-combat role for Canada as p
Marzia is a police officer in uniform, still a rare sight in Afghan society, even though the female component of the
In a rural Kabul suburb, hundreds of men jostle for the chance to ink their finger and vote, while next door, shielde
The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks brought about many changes in American society.
The photo of Bibi Aisha, a 19-year-old Afghan woman, on the cover of Time magazine last week is unforgettable.
Hillary Clinton today promised that any peace deal with the ultra-conservative Taliban movement would not come at the
Women living in Afghanistan's safest region are retreating behind the veil amid fears they are being stalked by a res
Dozens of Afghan women from the provinces of Kandahar in the south to Takhar in the north are calling on Afghan leade
“Women's rights are human rights,” Hillary Clinton declared at the United Nations Fourth Conference on Wo
Afghan women and girls fear they will pay the price for any deal to end the insurgency cut by President Hamid Karzai
Sahadat Karimi walks to the stage, past the sofas where officials are seated, and retrieves a large colorful parcel f
Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer, Executive Director of the White House Council on Women
The first woman to run for president of Afghanistan, Moussada Jalal, told Canadians on Tuesday that engaging the Tali
As Afghanistan's most powerful men arrive in Kabul for a major conference aimed at starting a peace process with
Herat's Department of Women Affairs (DoWA) held a two-day workshop at the Afghan Journalism Centre last week to estab
The head-to-toe burqas that made women a faceless symbol of the Taliban's violently repressive rule are no longer req
Afghan women walk past a guesthouse damaged a day after the suicide attacks in Kabul, 27 Feb. 2010
Palwasha Hassan had no idea that her impressive resume would be her undoing when her nomination to become Afghanistan
Any agreement between the Afghan Government and the Taliban should include a clear commitment to protect women's huma
At last week's London Conference on Afghanistan, the first in a series of summits led by Britain's Prime Minister Gor