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Afghan Girl

The Story of an Accidental Filmmaker

Harleen Singh | Posted 04.05.2016 | Media
Harleen Singh

I suppose, I am an accidental filmmaker. For it was by sheer accident that bored of making sales calls in New Delhi, I called up the offices of National Geographic, asking for a job on a Friday and started working with them a week later.

Iconic 'Afghan Girl' Target Of Fake ID Probe In Pakistan

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.26.2015 | World

Sharbat Gula became the face of the struggles of Afghan refugees in Pakistan when she and her piercing green eyes landed on the cover of National Geog...

As Afghan Girls Become Women, Their Dreams Hang in the Balance

Kieran McConville | Posted 11.19.2013 | Impact
Kieran McConville

Upon puberty, it becomes generally unacceptable for girls to be taught by a man unless women are present. This means that for millions of girls in rural Afghanistan, their entry into womanhood results in their exit from the education system.

Steve McCurry Talks About His Career, Dying Twice and the Pirelli Calendar

Joy Yoon | Posted 04.06.2013 | Arts
Joy Yoon

For over three decades, Steve McCurry has traveled the globe capturing unseen conflict with his astounding images of war-torn Afghanistan and Iraq. His storied career has produced an incredible wealth of genuinely humbling images.

Iconic Images By 'Afghan Girl' Photographer

Posted 09.24.2011 | Arts

Steve McCurry, the internationally renown photojournalist best known for his photograph "Afghan Girl" on the cover of National Geographic, released a ...

8-Year-Old Afghan Girl Tricked Into Carrying Bomb, Officials Say | ALISSA J. RUBIN | Posted 08.26.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Insurgents tricked an 8-year-old girl in a remote area of central Afghanistan into carrying a bomb wrapped in cloth that they de...

Volunteering Time and Talent in Afghanistan

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Harnett | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

We asked you, our readers, to submit your stories of volunteerism and community service, and you've delivered stories of doing good across the globe. ...