News stories about Afghan women dying by suicide made Zahra Nader want to dig deeper. Getting people to open up took months.
Protesters say U.N. should withdraw aid from Afghanistan rather than give in to Taliban ban on women workers.
The deteriorating status of women under Taliban rule is a strategic disaster for Washington.
A new Taliban decree forbids Afghan women from working for foreign aid groups. We talk to two experts in the country about its impact.
In Conversation: Journalist Zahra Joya and Scholar/Activist Esha Momeni on the struggle for women’s rights in Afghanistan, Iran and beyond
There are forces driving the erosion of women’s rights in Afghanistan, Iran and beyond, including in the United States.
There are many dangers faced by the Afghan Queer community after the Taliban’s return to power.
Ordinary Afghan women share firsthand accounts on what life is like in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.
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.
A pair of sisters fight to save women in Afghanistan's only oncology ward.