Times are changing, and more women are considering taking up job opportunities not just to help support families, but to actually develop their own careers
It’s a bittersweet moment for Amar Sinha. The man whom the people of Afghanistan have titled ‘more Afghan than Afghans’ is leaving Kabul after two and a half years as India’s ambassador to the country. Sinha is set to take […]
Large white billboards have been posted across Kabul and other big cities in Afghanistan. Written in large black text, in Dari and Pashto, the two official languages in Afghanistan, they say, “You’re leaving Afghanistan! Are you sure?” The question, of […]
Last month, Afghanistan’s telecom companies imposed a 10% tax on Afghan networks users. Although it was never clarified, the tax was seen as an effort by the government to attain self-reliance. Other unconfirmed reports stated that the amount collected from the […]
The journalists targeted have stood defiant in the face of these threats, taking to social media to condemn the statement.
Aqela is hunting for a job again. Women like Aqela in Kabul usually earn a living by working as daily wage labourers, cleaning homes and offices, doing laundry for people, washing dishes. Clad in her blue chaderi (burqa) she scours […]
Text messages that you send often when you make Kabul your home