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Taliban Reopen Universities for Afghan Women in 6 Provinces
February 03, 2022

Taliban Reopen Universities for Afghan Women in 6 Provinces

By Tameem Akhgar
This is a step in the right direction and appears to have come under pressure from the international community.

Taliban Storm Kabul Apartment, Arrest Activist and Her Sisters
January 22, 2022

Taliban Storm Kabul Apartment, Arrest Activist and Her Sisters

By Kathy Gannon
The activist, Tamana Zaryabi Paryani, was among about 25 women who took part in an anti-Taliban protest on Sunday against the compulsory Islamic headscarf, or hijab, for women.
How the World Failed Afghan Women
November 18, 2021

How the World Failed Afghan Women

By Philip Smucker
Why millions of dollars in international aid – much of it from the U.S. – failed to achieve lasting change for Afghanistan’s women.

Is This Taliban Deja Vu?
October 05, 2021

Is This Taliban Deja Vu?

By Catherine Putz
Expecting moderation from the Taliban and jumping on any signs of change: We’ve been here before.

Taliban Name Deputy Ministers, Double Down on All-Male Team
September 21, 2021

Taliban Name Deputy Ministers, Double Down on All-Male Team

By Kathy Gannon
The Taliban seek international support as they grapple with the daunting challenges of governing a nation shredded by four decades of conflict. But they aren’t in a rush to give women power.

Women’s Education: Afghanistan’s Biggest Success Story Now at Risk
September 01, 2021

Women’s Education: Afghanistan’s Biggest Success Story Now at Risk

By Laiq Zirack
With the withdrawal of the International community and U.S troops, serious setbacks are on the horizon for the education of girls in Afghanistan.

Evacuated Afghan Activist Dreams of Going Back Home One Day
August 31, 2021

Evacuated Afghan Activist Dreams of Going Back Home One Day

By Llazar Semini
"I told him that you will make a promise to me: to study, be someone and come back," Ghazaal Habibyar said to her 6-year-old son as they left Kabul.
Young Afghan Women, Grown Up Without Taliban, Dread Their Return
April 30, 2021

Young Afghan Women, Grown Up Without Taliban, Dread Their Return

By Kathy Gannon
“With the return of the Taliban, society will be transformed and ruined… Women will be sent into hiding.”

‘My Good Fight’: Being a Woman in Afghanistan’s Politics
April 09, 2021

‘My Good Fight’: Being a Woman in Afghanistan’s Politics

By Bansari Kamdar
Hosna Jalil on fighting harassment, discrimination, and death threats as one of Afghanistan’s highest-ranking female officials.

As US Mulls Afghan Exit, Activist Sees Long Fight for Women
March 09, 2021

As US Mulls Afghan Exit, Activist Sees Long Fight for Women

By Associated Press
The road to justice and equality remains long.

Islamic State Claims Killing of 3 Female Media Workers in Afghanistan
March 04, 2021

Islamic State Claims Killing of 3 Female Media Workers in Afghanistan

By Associated Press
The slayings of the women are part of a larger spike in targeted killings in Afghanistan in the past year.
As Intra-Afghan Talks Loom, Female Member of Kabul Negotiating Team Attacked
August 17, 2020

As Intra-Afghan Talks Loom, Female Member of Kabul Negotiating Team Attacked

By Catherine Putz
Fawzia Koofi is one of just five women on the Afghan government's negotiating team.

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