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I was held in solitary confinement for 18 months in 1978 without a trial because of my political activities. I was subjected to torture during investigations by the intelligence service and then transferred to Pul-e Charkhi prison.
The greatest achievement in Afghanistan is the triumph of a free media.
The feminists I know are intriguing creatives, entrepreneurs, mothers and lovers; we love our lingerie and our men (not necessarily in that order), and are passionate about excellence, human dignity, empathy, collaboration and co-creation.
Coca Cola's "America the Beautiful" ad on Super Bowl Sunday aimed to be a celebration of diversity, showcasing the many ethnicities that make up our modern social fabric.
Khaleda Khorsand is a writer and human rights activist with the Civil Society and Human Rights Network in Herat. Photo : Rooholamin Amini / Matthie...
The Communist governments and the oppositions shared at least one feature in common: they were overwhelmingly male.
Farid Mazdak is a well-known left-wing political activist. He was the leader of the Democratic Youth Organization of Afghanistan in the early 1980s and a leadership member of the Vatan party in the late 1980s.
Aziza Khayrandish is a human rights activist and the director of the Civil Society and Human Rights Network in Herat. Photo : Mahshid Rasti / Matthi...
When it comes to high-minded discussions about feminism, nobody knows quite how to talk about abortion. Organizers of the TEDWomen conference -- a prominent forum for these discussions -- have chosen to "solve" that problem by prohibiting any talk about abortion at all. Jaw, meet floor.
The Nordic Model, as this set of laws is known, views the sex trade as irreconcilable with gender equality and refuses to consider prostitution as inevitable.
A well-known lawyer in Afghanistan, Mohammad Farid Hamidi is Deputy Director of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, where he has been...
In this faraway land, McCrory was very happy to become the ruler over this vast land. He sat down in his new, bright and shiny office and thought about the things he had promised people over his campaign.
It is hard to see something when it is everywhere you look. It is the absence of it that makes it noticeable. For example, when was the last time we herald the "first man" to do whatever?
Dr. Habiba Sarabi is the first and only woman to be appointed a provincial governor in Afghanistan: she served as the Governor of Bamiyan province fro...
While it would be easy to blame religious conservatism on India's sexual illiteracy, it wouldn't tell the whole story and inaccurately puts the burden on religion itself.