Featured Stories & Poems
Now we want you to work hard to provide equal rights for us. You are the one who must fight to stop violence against women.
This is a great time, my President, for you to become a hero for the next five years.
The announcement of the new president elect came just hours after runner up Abdullah Abdullah agreed to a negotiated power-sharing deal.
Latest Stories & Essays
This woman said: “I will neither go to my husband or my father, because one of them sells me and the other one buys me.” I am not a piece of dull equipment to be used.”
I believe the new government that has just been formed by a political agreement rather than a transparent vote count, will try to bring national unity by trying to bring together the ethnic groups.
The blue ocean seems dark to the eyes of a disappointed heart.
The ocean bears no beauty but loss.
You prepared my books, polished my shoes.
You shook my teacher’s hand and told her to take care of me.
Latest AWWP News
Teenage girls in Afghanistan are often caught in a conflict between fear of repressive traditions and brave hopes that their country’s postwar future will improve for women.
In this sixth feature in our Oral Stories series, AWWP writers went into the streets of Afghanistan’s major cities to gather the stories of poor and illiterate Afghan women during this holy month of Ramadan, which began on June 27th.
Afghanistan has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality in the world, according to the World Health Organization, whose statistics show one in eleven Afghan women die from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. Who is to blame?
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