The Taliban and Daesh are entrenched in eight districts of Nangarhar province and fighting against each other. Hundreds of schools have been locked and closed.
Lena is a teacher in southern Afghanistan.
Why are women trying to bring peace? I believe it is because it appears that the government is unable to get peace or to do anything for the people.
Women for Afghan Women is holding its anniversary gala in New York this week and will award the Malalai Kakar Human Rights Award to women’s rights advocate Mahira Ahmadzai of Afghanistan.
Today’s women are educated
We’re skilled in technology
We are doctors and we can treat you now!
Niazi and other mullahs like him must be removed from mosques.
How much violence can I tolerate?
What kind of sin is worth such brutality?
I am discouraged about our future
Khadija is the youngest of four children in a family that lives in eastern Afghanistan. Born in 1990, she has graduated from university and is looking for a job.
I can see all the beauty of the world with my almond-shaped eyes.