Imagine a situation where just going to school puts your life at risk.
Under Taliban rule in Afghanistan, this was the situation for Nilab Aria and many others. In second grade, she had to be… Read more
Mina Naibkhil is a 21-year old Afghan woman studying art at Kabul University. Her paintings reflect her view of women’s life in Afghanistan, and draw on imagery of a world in which women are bold and… Read more
The United Nations in Afghanistan organized a painting competition in Kabul for artists from all over the country. About fifty-seven artists participated.
This festival marked International Women's… Read more
Rukshana (name changed) is a young woman who lives in Herat province, Afghanistan. When she was 12 years old, she was forced to marry a 50-year-old man. She was then forbidden to visit her parents,… Read more
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)’s Afghanistan organized Rukshana, a theatre performance based on the true story of an Afghan woman who has suffered through violence and emerged as an… Read more