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 […]