Taliban Chief Claims Women Have a ‘Comfortable and Prosperous Life’ in Afghanistan
By Rahim Faiez
Akhundzada said that under Taliban rule, concrete measures have been taken to save women from traditional oppressions like forced marriages.
Taliban Say There Are No Obstacles to UN Work in Afghanistan
By Associated Press
Last week, they banned female Afghan staffers working for the UN from reporting for work.
On International Women’s Day, Don’t Forget Afghanistan’s Women and Girls
Afghan women and girls remain locked out of education, threatening to create a lost generation. They need help – and you can take action.
The Limits of Foreign Intervention in Promoting Women’s Rights in Afghanistan
By Sasha Kassam
A foreign military presence was never meant to provide a long-term solution for securing protections for Afghan women. It’s time for the international community to support substantive and sustainable achievements.
Taliban’s Return Has Afghan Women Living in Fear
By Allia Bukhari
For Afghan women, the threat from the Taliban is very real.
Afghanistan’s Most Vulnerable Women
By Ritu Mahendru
In the hidden world of Kuchi nomads, women are denied education, raped, and exchanged for water.
‘Roya’: An Afghan Dream Come True
By Mursal Abasi
How I came to be acting out my life story for an Afghan television show.
How Will Kabul Welcome Gulbuddin Hekmatyar?
By Ali Reza Sarwar
After a peace deal, can Afghanistan's capital truly accept the brutal leader of Hezb-e-Islami?
Institutionalizing Women’s Rights for Afghanistan’s Future
By M. Ashraf Haidari
The country still has much to do – but real progress is being made.