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This Amazing Afghan Student Won a Photo Contest. Then She Started a Life Changing Charity

Airokhsh Faiz did not have an ordinary summer break

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A Ground’s-Eye View of Afghanistan’s Election Crisis

Civilians are caught in the middle.

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Understanding Afghanistan’s Education Crisis

What it takes to educate girls

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How Afghan Women are Objectified Music Videos and Ads

What cheesy 1980s music videos and modern day ads tell us about the role of Afghan women

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Afghan women arrive for the Bagram women's shura, April 27. Members of 832nd Engineers Company, attached to 1st Squadron, 113th Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Redhorse, of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Task Force Red Bulls, and the Women's Empowerment Team of the Kentucky Agribusiness Development Team III conducted a women's shura and a separate men's shura in Bagram, Afghanistan. (Photo by U.S. Army Pfc. Courtney Ropp, 55th Combat Camera)

No Justice for Rape Victims in Afghanistan

A woman’s thwarted quest for honor and justice.

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Afghanistan’s Pedagogy of the Invisible

If we want to change gender roles in Afghanistan, a good place to start is with the textbooks.

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