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Young Women for Change

#AOLBUILD Presents #BuiltByGirls

AOL BUILD | Posted 10.12.2014 | Technology

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD #AOLBUILD presents 5 girls who code who have been making waves at the Cambio offices. Graduates of Reshma Saujani's GWC p...

Nonprofit Uses Rare Fashion Show To Empower Afghan Women

AP | AMIR SHAH and KIM GAMEL | Posted 04.10.2013 | Impact

KABUL, Afghanistan — Afghan models paraded down a candle-lined catwalk Friday as men and women watched from the audience in a restaurant off a m...

Internet Cafes Spark Fight for Women's Rights

Shannon Galpin | Posted 06.11.2012 | Impact
Shannon Galpin

On Women's International Day, young women in Kabul celebrated the opening of the first women's internet cafe. The first of its kind in Afghanistan, the Sahar Gul cafe allows a safe environment for women to use the internet, to socialize.

Taking It to the Streets

Shannon Galpin | Posted 11.28.2011 | World
Shannon Galpin

Afghans marching in the streets, standing up for their rights, using their voices to protest, does not bode well for the Taliban. Rather than scaring the populace with their attacks, roadside bombs, suicide bombs, and assassinations, they are emboldening it to stand up.