She Is Gone Now

She Is Gone Now

I want Frozan’s story to stand as an example of the life Afghan women face as we celebrate the 8th of March as Women’s International Day.

Stop Violence Against Women

Stop Violence Against Women

Living in Afghanistan, I have witnessed many kinds of violence during my lifetime. Afghan men always say that they respect women more than men in Western countries. This may be true, but not within their own families.

Photographs by Seeta

Photographs by Seeta

Here are sixteen photographs taken by Seeta in Farah Province. Click a thumbnail to see the full image and its caption, and to browse the gallery with your mouse or N (next) and P (previous) keys. Young students studying at the Mirman Nazoo Girls School in Farah...
In Ghōr, Women’s Voices Still Unheard

In Ghōr, Women’s Voices Still Unheard

“I have a seven-year-old son,” she said. “He threw a stone into my brother-in-law’s house, and my brother-in-law got very angry and beat me. ‘Why did your child do this? It’s your fault,’ he yelled at me.”

Why Return to Afghanistan?

Why Return to Afghanistan?

One person told me that there is always a war in Afghanistan. “You may be killed one day,” he said. “You had the opportunity to escape from Afghanistan, but you lost it.”