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Afghan Women
World  /  Published 13.08.22

Disperse female protesters

Women's movement curtailed The Taliban seized Kabul on August 15, 2021, hours after the last US troops withdrew and the democratically elected Afghan government crumbled. The hard-line Islamists...
By Deutsche Welle

Books  /  Published 24.06.22

Stories of those in chains

Book: My Pen Is The Wing Of A Bird: New Fiction By Afghan Women Author: Afghan Women Publisher: Quercus Price: ₹599 My Pen Is the Wing of a Bird is likely to be considered a historically s...
By S.D. Chaudhuri

Lifestyle  /  Published 21.03.22

‘Untold Stories’ gives authors a safe space to express themselves

It was the book My Pen is the Wing of a Bird: New Fiction by Afghan Women that led us to Untold Stories, an organisation that works towards giving writers who are ‘marginalised by community or c...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 06.03.22

Sing the poem that has rested in my throat

Daughter Number Eight Goodness me. I can’t work properly today. I don’t know the best way to do all this. I’m panicking. My heart is pounding uncontrollably. I have to get dinner re...
By Afghan women

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.22

Letters to the Editor: Employers should not have restrictive clauses in job contracts

Needless limits Sir — A single source of income is no longer enough. A steep rise in living costs, rampant unemployment, and student loans have forced many with higher education, especially mil...
By The Telegraph

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Opinion  /  Published 21.01.22

Letters to the Editor: The Royal Shakespeare Company must be lauded for pushing boundaries

Cast anew Sir — Stories must be retold according to the changing needs of the time. The Royal Shakespeare Company has set its new production of Much Ado About Nothing in an Afro-futuristic worl...
By The Telegraph

World  /  Published 21.10.21

Afghan judges ‘live in fear’

When Nabila was a judge in Afghanistan’s Supreme Court, she granted divorces to women whose husbands were sometimes jailed for assaulting or kidnapping them. Some of the men threatened to kill h...
By David Zucchino in New York

Sports  /  Published 02.10.21

Afghan girls in Lisbon

Girls from Afghanistan’s national soccer team who were recently granted asylum in Portugal had a surprise visit from the captain of the senior team. Farkhunda Muhtaj, a professional player who ...
By Agencies in Lisbon

World  /  Published 29.09.21

Kabul varsity bans women

Tightening the Taliban’s restrictions on women, the group’s new chancellor for Kabul University announced on Monday that women would be indefinitely banned from the institution either as i...
By Cora Engelbrecht, Sharif Hassan in New York

World  /  Published 20.09.21

Kabul: Axe on women civic employees

Female employees in the Kabul city government have been told to stay home, with work only allowed for those who cannot be replaced by men, the interim mayor of Afghanistan’s capital said on Sund...
By AP, Reuters in Kabul


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