How Culture Leads to Gender Violence

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Fathers, brothers, brothers-in-law, cousins, or nephews are the ones who often decide a woman’s destiny.

Afghan Girls, Then and Now

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All Afghan women thirst for education, freedom, and choices, but who knows how long it will take to make our dreams come true?

President’s Wife Must Be More Than a Symbol

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In fact, all presidents of Afghanistan have been married to well educated women. The main question is whether or not these first ladies worked in support of Afghan women.

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.

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!

Debating the News

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I like to read the news online during the day while I am at work, and then at night I watch Tola TV news at home.

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

The Voice of Rain

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