The Sheepskin Factory

The Sheepskin Factory

They are on the job from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., picking apart dirty wool and boiling sheepskins with all kinds of contaminants in it, with bare hands. They earn about 100 Afghani (or $2) per day.

Nameless in Afghanistan

Nameless in Afghanistan

Death notices are never issued for women, nor is anyone ever invited to a woman’s funeral. Her name will never appear on her tombstone. Yet men in Afghanistan have many details about them etched onto their graves.

Zahra M. introduction

Zahra M. finished high school in 2009 and works in Herat. She plans to continue her education. She wants to help Afghan women by writing about the problems they face every day.