A pair of sisters fight to save women in Afghanistan’s only oncology ward.
Afghanistan’s first-ever all-female TV news station there runs a lot like any station in the U.S., with one big exception: These journalists are risking their lives.
Afghanistan is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change, and one of the least equipped to handle what’s to come.
‘They Came to Kill the Mothers.’ After a Devastating Attack on a Kabul Maternity Ward, Afghan Women Face Increased Dangers
An attack on a Kabul maternity ward comes at a time when the future of women’s health efforts in Afghanistan is already complicated.
Girls’ education—once a signature achievement of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan—is increasingly under threat as the Taliban tightens its grip.
After two weeks of living under Taliban control, a youth activist decides it’s time to for her to leave Afghanistan. “This is not what our people deserve,” says Hosnia Mohseni, 30.
Afghan journalist Maryam Nabavi describes feelings of hope and despair after Kabul fell to the Taliban.
Get trampled or crawl through sewage? An Afghan woman describes the “humiliating” conditions fleeing Afghans faced while trying to escape Afghanistan after the Taliban took over.
“During the days that I lived under the dark shadow of the Taliban, I felt like a bird in a cage. Like a bird with wings, but no permission to fly,” Afghan journalist Zahra Joya…
by Zahra Joya
Once the breadwinner for eight people, an Afghan woman says she now feels “in prison” since the Taliban took over Afghanistan.
An Afghan agricultural engineer fought for her education and her career. “Now, getting forced to marry a Talib, becoming a second wife, and being imprisoned at home is what awaits me,” she writes.
A female journalist in Kabul adjusts to life under the Taliban’s shadow.
“We were the ones hoping to shape the future, but they took that future away from us,” a teen girl writes, describing the “terror” of attending a high school in northern Afghanistan under Taliban control.
An Afghan woman is attacked by a Taliban soldier during a protest. Then one shows up at her door the next day. Now she must flee.