The film may have asked us to surrender our brains, but unlike our present politics, it did not ask us to ignore our hearts. Instead, it took for granted …
Could the Government of India Help Afghan Women Continue their Higher Education?
If it offered them scholarships for IGNOU's online courses, the government would live up to the concern it expressed last month when the Taliban banned university education for female …
Hypocrisy in War and Peace
The pandemic of hypocrisy refuses to end.
What Does the Future Hold for Afghan Cinema?
Three award-winning female directors appeal to the international film industry to save Afghan cinema. Supporting women filmmakers is more important than ever.
As International Spotlight Fades, Afghan Women Face Increasing Repression Under Taliban
The Taliban’s recent abduction of 40 people, and gang rape of eight women, has not captured Western media attention. But activists inside Afghanistan point to worrying levels of violence.
Taliban 2.0 Aren’t So Different From the First Regime
Four months after the Taliban regained control of Afghanistan, a clearer picture of their rule is emerging.
Afghan Students at SAU Say University Is Withholding Stipend, Showing No Empathy
Students who are currently in Delhi say they are being targeted by the administration and not being allowed to stay on campus, even though they have nowhere else to …
Afghanistan: What Taliban’s New Media Rules Mean for Female Actors
By imposing new restrictions on the media and female actors, the Taliban have once again reaffirmed their misogynistic ideology, rights advocates have said.
Salaries to Remittances: Afghans Embrace Crypto Amid Financial Chaos
With currency shortages and bank closures, Afghans are taking to cryptocurrency as a hedge.