A photograph of an Afghan woman whose nose was sliced off by her husband in a fit of rage has sparked widespread revulsion
War, sex, love, drones and American soldiers: For Afghanistan’s women poets, nothing is off-limits.
An investigation into the attack on the Parliamentarian Shukria Barakzai has led nowhere
A national women’s cricket team formed in 2010 with some fanfare was quietly dissolved this year amid Taliban threats
Some credit the advancement of Afghani women on the promotion of democracy and education for girls, hallmarks of U.S. policy in Afghanistan
The book is a compilation of subversive, two-line verses by Afghan women
Militants in Afghanistan have vowed to disrupt Saturday’s nationwide elections with violence
Habiba Sarabi’s speech in the southern Taliban heartland city met by a few jeers, wolf whistles and, after a stunned silence, scattered clapping
Thirteen years after the fall of the Taliban, the successes that have been achieved remain vulnerable
Improved women’s rights are seen as a key achievement of the 13-year international intervention in Afghanistan
Women make up only one percent of Afghanistan's police force and as a result women are reluctant to seek justice for rising levels of violence, ...
Judges on TV talent shows always attract controversy for making or breaking the careers of desperate wannabes - but for Aryana Sayeed, the job is also ...
One of Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s main religious advisers will not overturn a decree issued by clerics in the north re-imposing ...
The United States will launch on Thursday a $200 million program to boost the role of women in Afghan society, a figure that could double with ...
A group of Afghan female lawmakers and activists are eyeing an unlikely alliance with the country’s religious leaders, hoping to promote and ...
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