A Beacon of Education Has Vanished in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan
By Freshta Jalalzai
The arbitrary arrest of Matiullah Wesa is a severe blow to the already dire situation for education in the country.
Afghan Women Athletes Barred From Play, Fear Taliban Threats
By Associated Press
Afghan society has always frowned upon women participating in sports, but unlike the Taliban, previous governments encouraged girls to play.
Aid Chief: Taliban Decrees Against Women Paralyzing NGO Work
By Riazat Butt
Women are vital for the delivery of lifesaving assistance in Afghanistan, and aid agencies are calling for a reversal of the ban on Afghan women working at NGOs.