Defending Diversity: Minorities under Taliban Rule

  Tuesday, May 02, 2023

By Sediqa Bakhtiari 

One of the most important departments in the Taliban’s regime is the Ministry of Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice which works as a moral police. In the pictures and videos on...

Ending the United States’ Afghan Agony: Put Up or Shut Up

  Saturday, April 29, 2023

By Dr. Davood Moradian

From former US president Jimmy Carter to the current president, Afghanistan has been a key foreign and domestic issue for successive US administrations. President Joseph R. Biden may wish to turn the corner on Afghanistan once and for all, but,&nb...

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...