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A New Kind of Afghan Fighter -- Enter the Women

Shannon Galpin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Shannon Galpin

Sabrina Sagheb, a 25-year-old parliamentary candidate, is campaigning on a platform of liberal reform and gender equality with a campaign poster that has raised more than a few eyebrows across Kabul.

The Most Famous Woman in Afghanistan

Vivien Lesnik Weisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Vivien Lesnik Weisman

Malalai Joya is the one-time youngest member of Parliament who has survived four assassination attempts on her life and routinely lambastes the Taliban, the Karzai government and President Obama.

Laura Dean

Women's Groups Split By Afghanistan Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Dean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Feminist Majority Foundation and the Afghan Women's Mission are locked in a bitter controversy over what's best for the women of Afghanistan. The...

Bombs will kill women in Afghanistan

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Self immolation is a method of suicide by lighting oneself on fire and has reached epidemic levels amongst women in Afghanistan.