No Arrests Made in Journalist Killings

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The Taliban lured a young radio journalist Palwasha Tokhi from her home in Mazar-i-Sharif and killed her—because she was a female journalist.

Watching the News

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“You know what, Sameya, it is not good to generalize and judge the whole nationality by only a few of them who are involved in the conflict.” He added, “It is improper to judge a nationality.”

Teaching Math Didn’t Add up Right

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Candidates take an exam, the department reviews the exams, and says the results will be known after one or two weeks and those who pass can teach in a school.

Please Be Silent, the Girl Said

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“Don’t talk about this.
My honor will go.”

Going Home Again

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We arrived at night. It was so dark, so quiet. The next morning I got up and looked at the place I had not seen for so many years.

Election’s Over, Time to Talk Peace

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We can see this deal between the two candidates as a way for opening the door to peace. Anything can happen in our country!

What Is a Good Girl in Afghanistan?

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In Afghanistan, according to social tradition, I have not been a good girl.

Being a Girl in Afghanistan

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Instead of encouraging me, the enemies of education for girls burn our books.

Afghan Girls Struggle with Wrong Traditions

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When I tell my friends that my brothers wash their clothes by themselves, they laugh and say, “You are lying! Our brothers don’t even go to kitchen for a glass of water.”

The Dishonored Honor of Paghman

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“I can’t help but to imagine what the household men felt when they heard their women’s screams and crying while they were raped by thieves. Probably it’s the worst punishment for a man to see his honor get dishonored. God damn these rapists; they should be punished to death.”