36-year-old Shamsia Hassani is Afghanistan’s first (and likely only) female graffiti artist and is seeking change in war torn Kabul through murals.
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Results of elections in Afghanistan are questionable. Hampered by intimidation by militia and insurgent groups, corruption and partisanship within the electoral administration, the prospects for fair elections hinge on the prospects for peace. Also check out our section on World Democracy.
Despite all problems with the system, the elections have served as a powerful representation that Afghanistan’s people do demand democracy
Are we gonna continue to let our politicians threaten and kill whomever they want without any resistance whatsoever? Are we as citizens going to continue to volunteer to be underpaid mercenaries?
Afghan officials have promised security over thousands of polling stations across the country ahead of parliamentary election slated for October 20th.
Newly released Pashto-language translation of Women Who Work, the 2017 book by U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser Ivanka.
Pakistan’s upper and lower houses of parliament have passed a historic bill giving the long suffering tribal areas equal rights and ending a destructive legacy left over from the era of British colonial rule.
The leader of a Pakistani ethnic Pashtun rights group vowed his movement would continue its protest rallies
Officials in Afghanistan have set a preliminary date for much anticipated parliamentary and local elections after numerous delays. The date of voting is now set for October 20, 2018 and could be a big step forward.
Farmer Jahantab Ahmadi sits on the ground, her baby resting in her lap, as she focuses on university entrance exam
War is a reality of life in Afghanistan, but it’s not all-consuming, say a delegation of Afghan women leaders