Turkan Ghafori

Turkan Ghafori

Stockholm
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
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Feb
04
"I want everyone living in the UK to be able to freely practice their faith and culture but also be proud to be British"

"I want everyone living in the UK to be able to freely practice their faith and culture but also be proud to be British"

As a former refugee and belonging to an ethnic minority here in Britain the issue of integration is of priority
2 min read
Jan
20
This presumption of being a "Good Woman", has for far too long dictated my life and the lives of Afghan women

This presumption of being a "Good Woman", has for far too long dictated my life and the lives of Afghan women

I left Afghanistan in 1999, believing that I had finally fled the restrictions and oppression, but it didn’t take
2 min read
Dec
04
Wajmas character symbolizes the struggles of young afghan women in Afghanistan

Wajmas character symbolizes the struggles of young afghan women in Afghanistan

When I was called to audition for “Khate Sewon”, I obviously expected to get a minor role because I was
2 min read
Nov
26
"Domestic violence is the front line of the war against women - Pearl Cleage"

"Domestic violence is the front line of the war against women - Pearl Cleage"

Today marks the day where we recognize the International day for Elimination of Violence Against Women issued by the UN
2 min read
Nov
05
"I’m the first dane with an Afghan background who has been elected in Parliament"

"I’m the first dane with an Afghan background who has been elected in Parliament"

My name is Samira Nawa and I am 31 years old. I am a member of the Danish Parliament representing
2 min read
Oct
22
“I am a self-taught designer and my vision of style is called When west meets east”

“I am a self-taught designer and my vision of style is called When west meets east”

Photo: Ayeda Shadab
2 min read
Oct
01
What it's like being me?

What it's like being me?

The very first questions we all ask ourselves at some point in life is who am I? What do I
2 min read
Sep
14
“  Photography is a big part of my life, and is one of my major passions”

“ Photography is a big part of my life, and is one of my major passions”

What most people don’t know about photography is that it enables you to get to know your surrounds from
1 min read
Aug
01
I am the founder of Afghanistan's first women-only coding school

I am the founder of Afghanistan's first women-only coding school

Did you know that Helmand is believed to be the world's largest opium-producing regions? To increase awareness me and my
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