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 …
As Bulli Bai Creators Get Bail, The Risks of Normalising Violence Against Women
When actions such as these go unpunished, it emboldens others and helps them achieve certain notoriety and improved status in their extremist social media circles.
Taliban Orders Girl High Schools Remain Closed, Leaving Students in Tears
Teachers and students from three high schools around the capital Kabul said girls had returned in excitement to campuses on Wednesday morning, but were ordered to go home.
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 …
Escape From Kabul: A Gay Man Dodges Death at the Hands of the Taliban
The Taliban seized power in Afghanistan more than 100 days ago. Concern is growing for LGBTQIA+ Afghans, some of whom are on the run fearing death.