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My Weekend In Kabul

Stephenie Foster | Posted 06.03.2016 | World
Stephenie Foster

Most of my weekends are spent doing errands, exercising, watching movies, visiting with friends and catching up on sleep.

Moving the Needle Forward on Women's Rights in Afghanistan

Melanne Verveer | Posted 01.25.2015 | World
Melanne Verveer

Afghanistan has changed significantly since the fall of the Taliban, and the ways in which Afghans view themselves and their country continue to evolve.

Afghan Women See An Opportunity At Bonn

Travis Wheeler | Posted 02.01.2012 | World
Travis Wheeler

It's time for the international community to get with the program and take concrete steps -- beginning at Bonn -- to ensure women are key players in building a peaceful, prosperous, and, most importantly, inclusive Afghanistan.

Afghan Women at a Crossroads

Michael Soussan | Posted 10.01.2011 | World
Michael Soussan

On the eve of Ramadan, Kabul is a city on the edge. Following a spike in recent attacks by Taliban forces, few city-dwellers I spoke to to held out much hope for a peaceful holiday season.

International Pressure and Human Rights in Afghanistan: The Women's Shelter Case

Ahmad Shuja | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ahmad Shuja

The government wants to take over shelters that house women who have suffered abuse and violence, while human rights organizations are trying to prevent the takeover of the only asylums.

Katie Couric Needs to Get the Facts on Women's Rights in Afghanistan

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Greenwald

You've probably heard of Time's outrageous pro-Afghanistan-War cover art. Now, Katie Couric has compounded the distortion by giving Time's Rick Stengel an even bigger megaphone for his outrageous pro-war spin campaign.

TIME's Epic Distortion of the Plight of Women in Afghanistan

Derrick Crowe | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Derrick Crowe

Help us push back against TIME Magazine's distortion of women's issues in Afghanistan. Tomorrow, TIME Magazine will treat newsstand customers everywhe...