Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender Violence


The Afghan Women’s Writing Project is pleased to begin our participation for a fifth year in the global Sixteen Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign from Nov. 25 through Dec. 10—International Human Rights Day.

Residents Fled When Taliban Attacked


The Taliban threatened to kill my cousin who is a radio journalist once they found out there was a female journalist in Kunduz.

Let Us Try Peace


Your sky is clear and serene with different stars
Mine is smoggy and dark because of wars

Rethinking a Wedding Tradition


When two people perform the Nikah ceremony and decide to start their life together, they commit to being together for the rest of their lives. They agree to be life partners. But the groom pays all the expenses of the engagement and wedding parties. So already, they are not partners.