In addition to the discriminatory laws practiced against the minorities, the ethnic Arab community has also been subjected to disproportionate exclusion from economic, social and political development.
At just 32 years of age, Farkhunda Zahra Naderi is a Member of the Afghan Parliament, elected to represent Kabul. After starting her education in Kabu...
There are very few moments in the history of a nation that manage to bring together people from all paths of life to demand radical change. The 2012 Delhi gang rape is certainly one.
The question remains, how do we encourage more men to be advocates for the women in their lives?
The 2014 Brazil World Cup made big headlines again this week after a controversial Adidas promotional campaign that the country's tourist board says...
We hear about genital mutilation, rape and honor killings, and we feel helpless. What can we do to help solve such complex, endemic and -- frankly -- scary problems?
Global Kids does a great job of channeling the qualities that are inherent in teenagers but often criticized: their energy, their natural rebelliousness, their passion.
Gulen's name has progressively reached a wider Western audience. From the New York Times to 60 Minutes, there are thousands of references to his name in the world media. Attention is being paid.
When we change the culture of violence against women into an attitude of respect and appreciation, we enable them to unleash their potential as leaders of a new future.
Seddiq Barmak fell in love with the world of cinema when he saw his first film, 'Lawrence of Arabia', at Kabul theatre at a tender 5 years of age. In ...
March 8 is an important day in the calendar, but it is rendered meaningless by the grim reality that India is still a state where the rights of women remain vastly unequal; where institutions work to assist those who have money and influence, but remain utterly impervious to the misery of millions of women.
In some countries it is estimated that as many as seven out of 10 women are beaten, raped, abused or mutilated.
At its most basic level, the recent legislation is a violation of the sovereign principle that healthcare is a human right. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote from jail in 1963 that "injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
Last week's passage into law of the controversial anti-gay bill in Uganda puts the country among an elite club of nations noteworthy for their backpedaling on human and civil rights. As a host of a U.S. military presence, Washington has long viewed Kampala as a strategic ally in Central and East Africa.
Najiba Ayubi is a journalist and activist for human rights and freedom of the press. She is the Director of the Killid Group, a non-profit Afghan medi...
The sectarian fighters on both sides do not want her Syria to prevail. Kidnapping her was meant to silence her voice. It is up to us to keep her voice alive in this mayhem. Do not give up on her Syria