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Speech of Dr. Rangin Dadfar Spanta at the Second Round of the Vienna Talks

  Friday, April 28, 2023

Speech of Dr. Rangin Dadfar Spanta

I am glad to have been given the opportunity to speak at the Second Vienna Conference/Vienna Meeting on Afghanistan.

It is a great pleasure that, once more, I get to meet my dear friends and fellow countrymen on this fortuito...

Education Helped Me to Break the Strong Chains of Patriarchy

  Monday, April 24, 2023

By Ziauddin Yousafzai

Why am I so passionate about education? Why do I strongly believe in the power of education? Why did Malala and I stand up for the right of education in Swat, Pakistan, when the Taliban ban...

Extreme Poverty in Afghanistan: Selling Girls to Survive

  Tuesday, April 18, 2023

By Zulikha Akrami

A dowry or ‘bride price’ may supply a welcome income for a girl’s family in times of economic hardship. But what is the outcome of the dowry? The right to marry or not to marry is a human right. Despite the accepted international...

Buried Beneath the Taliban: Women's Struggle for Freedom under Taliban's Gender Apartheid

  Thursday, April 13, 2023

By: Mujtaba Haris

During the past 18 months, Afghanistan has faced an array of complex challenges following the ascension of the Taliban to power. Among these pressing issues that have gained national and international attention are grave human rights abuses, particular...