The Women’s Bazaar

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In the Dur Baba District in the Nangarhar Province in eastern Afghanistan, there is a huge bazaar where people buy and sell their young girls and women as brides.

Black

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Black is when you want to say something, but don’t.

It’s a Jungle

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When I go to school we get bullied by different people, we get to hear, see, and feel things that can make us commit suicide.

Feeling Better after Diplomatic Visit

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Imagining a divided Afghanistan was a nightmare.

Waiting for the Recount

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Nowadays, no one even asks me how am I doing with life or my job. The first question they ask is about the two candidates.

Ramadan Mubarak

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Ramadan, month of light
Ramadan, month of patience
Ramadan, month of testing

Basira introduction

Basira was born in 1997 in Kabul and is a high school student. She learned English in school and she wants to express the views of Afghan women who cannot do it themselves. “My happiest moment is when I can be their voice.”

The Voice of Rain

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The voice of Rain
Gives me courage to work hard
Gives me power to climb mountains

Will Promises Come True?

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People exchanged their fingers to vote for you. Please do not forget these pledges. I am breathing so that the promises will come true.

Meet the Two Men Who Want to Be President

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The future of Afghanistan will be very different, depending on which man wins.