#afghanistan

  • Article: 'Afghanistan's Malala' Graduates College With Top Honors
    Education

    'Afghanistan's Malala' Graduates College With Top Honors

    June 11, 2018

    Before receiving her diploma, Breshna Musazai had already survived polio and two gunshot wounds. Read more

  • Article: Afghan Women Will Only Be ‘Empowered’ When They Are Free From Violence
    Girls & Women

    Afghan Women Will Only Be ‘Empowered’ When They Are Free From Violence

    March 8, 2018|News Deeply

    Economic empowerment is the buzzword of the day, but violence still plagues women. Read more

  • Article: This Circus is Helping to End Polio in Afghanistan
    Water & Sanitation

    This Circus is Helping to End Polio in Afghanistan

    By David Brand|Nov. 3, 2017

    Eight new cases of wild polio have been identified in Afghanistan just this year. Read more

  • Article: A New Case of Polio Was Just Diagnosed in Afghanistan
    Health

    A New Case of Polio Was Just Diagnosed in Afghanistan

    By Colleen Curry|July 20, 2017

    The world is nearly rid of this disease. Read more

  • Article: Woman on National Geographic Cover, Until Recently a Refugee, Is Finally Welcomed Home
    Girls & Women

    Woman on National Geographic Cover, Until Recently a Refugee, Is Finally Welcomed Home

    By Phineas Rueckert|Nov. 10, 2016

    Sharbat Gula was deported from Pakistan, but received a warm reception upon returning to Afghanistan Read more

  • Article: This All-female Coding School in Afghanistan Tears Down Gender Barriers
    Girls & Women

    This All-female Coding School in Afghanistan Tears Down Gender Barriers

    By Garima Bakshi|June 15, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Coding their way to gender equality. Read more

  • Article: Child refugees Greece education pencil
    Education

    Child refugees in Greece have been denied so much education that many of them ‘cannot even hold a pencil’

    By Dean Bowen|May 25, 2016

    Child refugees stranded in Greece have been out of school for on average 1.5 years Read more

  • Article: "I will never accept defeat" - the Afghan girl defying a community that says women cannot play music
    Girls & Women

    "I will never accept defeat" - the Afghan girl defying a community that says women cannot play music

    By Dean Bowen|April 21, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Conservatives rage war on Afghanistan's female musicians. Read more