March 2011


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Women's restaurants in Afghanistan

Here’s a treat for those of you who have been following this Afghan Life series, which almost seems to be turning into an Afghan women series as well. Here’s a video from an innovative idea…


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The dream of Afghan Girls : Afghan Life

A second post by Gity Yousafi of Herat, Afghanistan, where she looks at the condition of women in Afghanistan through the lens of a young girl and describes their dreams and how things should be….


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Condition of Women in Afghanistan : Afghan Life

This is the new instalment in the Afghan life series by Gity Yosufi from Herat in Afghanistan. It brings a look into the difficulties faced by Afghan women in practical, day to day life. The…


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Deconstructing Kashmir's heroes

Please note: This article is specifically about the human rights abuses and rapes in Kashmir as distinct from the larger conflict around Kashmir. I see them as victims of crime, and collecting their suffering for…



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