Spirit Aid has been working in this beleaguered, war-torn country since Afghanistan is the poorest country in the world outside of Africa. When David Hayman first went to the area, inhe discovered that those communities had not seen a doctor in 24 years.
Afghanistan is teeming with the untold stories of half of its population. Bakhtawar is a year-old Afghan business owner in Kabul. She has one son and four daughters.
Sippi Azarbaijani-Moghaddam. The net result has been slow progress in gender mainstreaming. Many men participate in the maintenance of unjust gender relations and sexist practices, becoming gatekeepers of the gender order and using social constructions of masculinity and male identity to justify it.
It was a sunny morning in early December last year when year-old Khadija set herself on fire. She kissed her three-month old son Mohammed goodbye and said a short prayer. She then struck a match.
Afghanistan has entered a pivotal but highly uncertain time. As all parties recognize that a military solution is not achievable, increased war fatigue has shifted Afghan and international attention toward a possible political settlement to the ongoing year war. Despite some promising developments, many issues lay ahead that must be resolved before a sustainable peace process can be undertaken, and numerous spoilers could possibly derail this process.
Aryana Sayeed, 33, is the only internationally known pop act in Afghanistan. She is adored by youth -- and hunted by the Taliban. Interview Conducted By Susanne Koelbl.
Two Afghan women dressed in bright blue burqas. Today the burqa stands as a symbol of the status of women in Afghanistan, but for much of the twentieth century the history of women in this war-torn country led also toward greater rights and public presence. In April of this year, a group of some women protesters demanded that the government in Kabul repeal a repressive new law that went so far as to permit marital rape.
Today we have to talk about the top 15 beautiful Afghan women. Most women in Afghanistan have to go to another country to work in acting, modeling and music. So let's get information about a few hottest Afghan women.
Her role was to engage with the local population in one of the most hostile districts of Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Her objective was to be invited into the homes of local Afghans and meet and talk to the women of the household, widely thought to be responsible for their children's education and the health of the family. But when I was invited inside a home I was always welcomed by Afghan women.
In Afghanistan - a country where bad news is more the rule than the exception, was a particularly violent year. Children continue to be some of the most prominent victims, being recruited into radicalised groups to conduct ongoing terror attacks on their communities and countries. In the hundreds of thousands, record numbers of Afghans are fleeing the chaos, risking their lives to illegally enter Iran and Turkey with the goal to continue to Europe. Afghan millennials who were born betweenthe first year of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, andthe beginning of the US-led military intervention, demonstrate great resilience and hope.