"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…
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.
Afghan journalist Maryam Nabavi describes feelings of hope and despair after Kabul fell to the Taliban.
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.
A school teacher in central Afghanistan laments the loss of educational opportunities for girls and women since the Taliban took control.
Ordinary Afghan women share firsthand accounts on what life is like in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.
Six Afghan women describe their feelings of fear, anger, and betrayal in the wake of America’s departure.
For the past 20 years, Afghan women were told to chase their dreams. But within days of the Taliban takeover, Afghan women are mourning their working lives and freedom.
Girls’ education—once a signature achievement of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan—is increasingly under threat as the Taliban tightens its grip.
‘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.
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.
Washington failed at the most promising path toward stability in Afghanistan: keeping the country’s women alive.
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.
A pair of sisters fight to save women in Afghanistan's only oncology ward.
Inside the expensive and complicated NATO campaign to get more women into the Afghan security forces, and keep them alive.
The idea of supporting measures that expand gender equality seems like an easy call. But, as one Afghan woman's story shows, bolstering the ranks of women in security forces in a country like Afghanistan is…