Women of Afghanistan
Thoughts and stories of our sisters; The day to day struggles and successes of 21st century afghans.

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Oct
30
"As if this was not enough they removed our flag from the Wazir Ahmad Khan square, and that felt as if my heart exploded into thousands of pieces"

"As if this was not enough they removed our flag from the Wazir Ahmad Khan square, and that felt as if my heart exploded into thousands of pieces"

How was your life in Afghanistan before the Taliban took over? For as long as I can remember I have
4 min read
Oct
24
The Legacy of Filipino Women

The Legacy of Filipino Women

Women of Philippines - What do you want to be remembered for? A powerful and inspiring film about Filipino women
Oct
18
My soul is in unrest” – four Afghan women tell of their experience of the Taliban takeover

My soul is in unrest” – four Afghan women tell of their experience of the Taliban takeover

Note: All names of women still remaining in Afghanistan have been changed. The picture above is from Creative Commons. “‘The
7 min read
Oct
06
I learned a lot about women empowerment in China

I learned a lot about women empowerment in China

I studied for two years in China and did my Master's on Social Work in Women's leadership and Social Development
3 min read
Aug
12
The male-centric society of Afghanistan

The male-centric society of Afghanistan

During my internship at the Asien Development Bank in Manila, I interviewed the Country Director of the ADB for Afghanistan.
2 min read
Jul
22
My hidden anxiety as a student

My hidden anxiety as a student

I know I am not alone in this one Its always there somewhere hiding between the laughs, various conversations, meals,
2 min read
Jun
28
"Football is not about sports it's about me creating impact and challenging the assumptions people have about women"

"Football is not about sports it's about me creating impact and challenging the assumptions people have about women"

I am born and raised in Northern California in the united states of America. Knowing where I come from has
2 min read
Apr
15
Why COVID-19 is a wake-up call for more equality

Why COVID-19 is a wake-up call for more equality

Inequality becomes even more severe during crisisCOVID-19 is not only a pandemic that has shaken the world in depths we
2 min read
Mar
28
Everything is at stake now

Everything is at stake now

We were never prepared for something like this to happen.There are now over 3000 cases of Covid-19 in Sweden
2 min read
Mar
14
Avizeh is about representing the diversity of Afghanistan

Avizeh is about representing the diversity of Afghanistan

I am the founder of Avizeh, a UK-based company providing ethnic afghan jewelry and traditional afghan clothing. Avizehs presence on
2 min read