Airokhsh Faiz did not have an ordinary summer break
Civilians are caught in the middle.
What it takes to educate girls
What cheesy 1980s music videos and modern day ads tell us about the role of Afghan women
A woman's thwarted quest for honor and justice.
If we want to change gender roles in Afghanistan, a good place to start is with the textbooks.
A dispatch writer reflects on her brief childhood in Kabul before civil war befell the country.
Anisa was killed for going to school. She was killed for vaccinating children. And she was killed for working outside her home.
A surprisingly robust strain of civic activism is taking hold among youth in Afghanistan.