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Entries by Heidi Kingstone from 02/2010

Hairdressing in Helmand

| Posted 02.01.2010 | World

The conservative rural rule, beyond urban and multi-ethnic Kabul, does not take kindly to discussing women's rights. Men must be educated about this issue, but how to do it remains a vexing question.

Tribal Police Force

| Posted 02.02.2010 | World

Earlier this year Chief Ajmal Zazai, an Afghan Canadian decided to unite his 11 tribes to form a Tribal Police Force. He hoped his effort would eventually create momentum across the country, against historic precedent.

Women For Sale in Afghanistan

| Posted 02.03.2010 | World

Women have become a commodity in parts of Afghanistan. They can be sold multiple times, kept in rooms, and raped. They are trafficked from Kunduz to Herat, Jalalabad to Kabul, and to other points.