Human rights situation in Afghanistan has lost ground in key areas during first six month of 2014, increasing uncerta
Inclusion of women in society indicates stability, and a stable Afghanistan will lead to greater international securi
Millions of Afghans have cast their votes in a presidential run-off to elect a successor to Hamid Karzai, who has bee
We awoke one morning in Kabul to the sound of not-too-distant explosions, marking the start to the fighting season.
Anar Gul, 16, wept as she waited outside the Afghan ministry of women's affairs in Kabul with her parents.
Zahra said a neighbor raped her in her home on Friday.
Osama bin Laden, Al-Zarqawi, Mullah Omar: we know these names because they were on a kill list, a targeted roster the
For more than 30 years, Afghans have been living in a state of war and yearn for stability and peace.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday withheld his signature and instead asked for revisions to a new law that righ
It feels like a slap in the face of humanity: a new Afghan draft law effectively legalising domestic violence against
A new draft law in Afghanistan that would limit testimony in domestic violence cases is drawing international outcry,
Afghanistan has its first female police chief after appointing an officer with 25 years experience to head a district
Violence against women in Afghanistan reached record levels in 2013, according to the Independent Human Rights Commis
Banned under strict refugee laws from applying for asylum from within her own country's borders, the former member of
Violent crime against women in Afghanistan hit record levels and became increasingly brutal in 2013, the head of the