#Taliban

  • Article: Rising Violence Will Keep More Than 1,000 Schools Shut in Afghanistan
    Education

    Rising Violence Will Keep More Than 1,000 Schools Shut in Afghanistan

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 28, 2019

    Attacks on schools across the country tripled last year, according to UNICEF. Read more

  • Article: Millions of Girls in Pakistan Aren’t Attending School
    Education

    Millions of Girls in Pakistan Aren’t Attending School

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 13, 2018

    In a new report, Human Rights Watch says the country lacks facilities to educate them. Read more

  • Article: Taliban Child Brides, Widows Trapped as Sex Slaves Speak Out
    Girls & Women

    Taliban Child Brides, Widows Trapped as Sex Slaves Speak Out

    Aug. 24, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "He became my lawful husband and began to rape me and beat me every single day." Read more

  • Article: How This Woman Defied the Taliban to Become a Top Squash Player
    Girls & Women

    How This Woman Defied the Taliban to Become a Top Squash Player

    By Yosola Olorunshola|April 11, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Now she’s smashing gender barriers out the court Read more

  • Article: Pakistan's Top Female Squash Player Posed as a Boy to Evade Taliban
    Girls & Women

    Pakistan's Top Female Squash Player Posed as a Boy to Evade Taliban

    March 17, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Where I come from girls are not allowed to play sport...I broke all the laws." Read more

  • Article: Taliban’s Leader Calls for 'Beautification of Earth' by Planting Trees
    Environment

    Taliban’s Leader Calls for 'Beautification of Earth' by Planting Trees

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 27, 2017

    "Tree plantation plays an important role in environmental protection.” Read more

  • Article: sultana taliban afghanistan education
    Girls & Women

    This Afghan Girl Is Defying the Taliban to Become an Astrophysicist

    By Meghan Werft|June 8, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “I will die if they stop me.” - Sultana Read more

  • Article: Meet the Afghan female footballer who faced death threats and exile for daring to play
    Girls & Women

    Meet the Afghan female footballer who faced death threats and exile for daring to play

    By Yosola Olorunshola|May 15, 2016

    How Khalida Popal kicked down the barriers to women’s sport. Read more