#Taliban

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

    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

    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

    Taliban Child Brides, Widows Trapped as Sex Slaves Speak Out

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 24, 2017

    "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

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

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

    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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 17, 2017

    "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

    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

    This Afghan Girl Is Defying the Taliban to Become an Astrophysicist

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

    “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

    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