In Afghanistan, ranked the worst country in the world to be born a girl, some parents are bringing up their daughters as sons. Then comes puberty and the ‘bacha posh’ … Read More
Bacha posh doesn’t only allow girls access to better opportunities, it also protects them from other horrific abuses. The New York Times reports on the recent case of a young … Read More
A poignant piece that highlights the importance of educating Afghan girls from both a moral and economic standpoint…
A Story About the Importance of Educating Afghan Girls in Afghanistan and… … Read More
The issue of how muslim women should dress in public has always been a point of contention. Recently, in a bid to explore exactly what constitutes preferred public attire, the … Read More
“The Patience Stone,” starring Golshifteh Farahani as a mother of two who is turned into a caregiver for her husband after he is shot and falls into a coma, brings … Read More
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