Afghan men work to strengthen the fight for women & girls in Afghanistan

Afghan men work to strengthen the fight for women & girls in Afghanistan

Amina Zia Massoud – WNN Features WNN – Women News Network Afghan correspondent Amina Zia Massoud outlines her ‘insider perspective’ covering the negative effects of change that might come to the country if a more ‘Talibanized’ region is part of Afghanistan’s imminent future. How are women’s advocates inside Afghanistan feeling as the time for U.S. […]

Why U.S. can’t deliver women’s rights to Afghanistan

Why U.S. can’t deliver women’s rights to Afghanistan

Malou Innocent – CNN – Tuesday 2 March, 2013 Editor’s note: Malou Innocent is a foreign policy analyst at the Cato Institute and can be followed @malouinnocent. The views expressed are the writer’s own. During his recent unannounced visit to Afghanistan, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with prominent female entrepreneurs and the captain of the […]

AFGHANISTAN: United Nations shows concern over possible child deaths on airstrikes

AFGHANISTAN: United Nations shows concern over possible child deaths on airstrikes

WNN Breaking (WNN/UN) United Nations, NEW YORK: A senior United Nations official has voiced grave concern regarding reports that three children may have been among those killed during an airstrike by international military forces in southern Afghanistan. “This reminds us that Afghan children remain among the most vulnerable in the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan,” the […]

Letters from the Road: Snapshots of Kabul

Letters from the Road: Snapshots of Kabul

Commentary by Elias Amidon, spiritual director of The Sufi Way International The Streets Kabul was nervous today. The car bomb went off at rush hour, rattling the windows of our guesthouse, the smoke rising about a mile to the west. People came out on their roofs and stood quietly, watching the cloud of smoke ascend. […]