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Prose rebellion: Afghan women risk death for poetry

Afghan women are using poetry as a secret form of rebellion and challenging stereotypes.

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Afghan woman voters say peace is vital to their future

As elections loom, Afghan women voters want peace and stability so they can defend the freedoms they’ve gained since the fall of the Taliban.

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Celebrating Women Series – Ming Yu

Having dedicated 20 years to human rights issues, Amnesty International’s Ming Yu believes we can all help to change the lives of women around the world.

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Afghan women’s rights post-withdrawal

Following the military withdrawal from Afghanistan, now more than ever, we must safeguard Afghan women’s rights, says Amnesty International.

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Like sardines, 438 refugees were crammed into a space that should have held 40…

At the age of seven, Abbas Nazari boarded a boat with his family to escape persecution in Afghanistan. After a long, frightening journey, he now calls New Zealand home.

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Getting to school at all costs

These students battle the elements and war zones, climb mountains, cross rivers and dangerous bridges so that they can attend school. Watch as they defy the odds all in the name of education.

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Persian Elephant Ears (Gosh-E-Feel)

Persian Elephant Ears (Gosh-E-Feel). Although the Persian community don’t traditionally celebrate Easter, the long weekend is always a great excuse to […]

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Afghans mull US withdrawal

The Afghan government welcomes US President Barack Obama’s plans for the withdrawal of troops, but some residents are concerned that Afghan security forces will struggle to cope.

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Prince Harry admits to killing Afghan insurgents

Prince Harry has admitted to killing Taliban insurgents during his stint as an Apache helicopter pilot in Afghanistan.

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Afghan woman sets sights on presidency

Afghan MP Fawzia Koofi expects harsh and possibly violent opposition as her campaign gets underway to replace Hamid Karzai in the 2014 presidential elections. MiNDFOOD reports.

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All eyes set on ending Afghan war

The Afghan government and its Western allies now have their eyes firmly set on ending the eight-year war and recognise the only way to do that is to talk to the Taliban and give them a role in Afghanistan’s future.

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