“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
Anar Gul, 16, wept as she waited outside the Afghan ministry of women's affairs in Kabul with her parents.
Only a few months ago following the killing of First Lieutenant Isla Bibi, her female police force replacement Second
As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f
The number of women and girls jailed by Afghan authorities for "moral crimes" has risen by 50 percent in th
Islamic fundamentalist politicians in Afghanistan have stopped a debate on whether to give parliamentary approval to
A teenage Afghan rape victim who secured a rare conviction of her attacker has said she was assaulted this month for
A new report released by the UN says Afghan women are still victims of abuse despite some success by authorities in p
Every morning in this mountain village in eastern Afghanistan, four dozen girls sneak through a square opening in a m
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- At least 140 Afghan schoolgirls and female teachers were admitted to a local hospital Tue
Young Afghans braved fears of violence to join a rare march on parliament to demand justice for the women who have be
The once remarkable gains in protecting and promoting equality between women and men in Afghanistan are now facing th
The United States has not had an easy couple of months in Afghanistan.
Just 15 years old, Sahar Gul has become the bruised and bloodied face of women's rights in Afghanistan.
Women's rights have been central to the war in Afghanistan.
In 2001, after the fall of the Taliban regime, reconstruction of political and economical structures began in Afghani
Afghan Women's Network once again raises serious concerns on the increased instances of violence against children and
Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues
From the struggle to keep domestic violence shelters open to the machinations of which mullah to align with, a discus
Recent media reports have focused on the stalled progress for women in Afghanistan and the shift in the international
Interview with Elke Jonigkeit: Since 1985 Elke Jonigkeit has traveled through Afghanistan and produced seven films ab
Harvard International Review: How has Afghanistan changed since the fall of the Taliban?
Women's rights are increasingly heralded as a useful propaganda device to further imperial designs.
On Saturday 18/May a number of Afghan parliamentarians have branded the law on the Elimination of Violence against Wo
When did it become cliché to say that you want “world peace”?