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Girl on a Mission

Threats Won’t Stop This Teen Girl From Leading Afghanistan’s 1st All-Female Orchestra

Threats Won’t Stop This Teen Girl From Leading Afghanistan’s 1st All-Female Orchestra

What do you do when you are a teen girl with a dream and a passion, but social constraints forbid it? Do it any, obviously! It’s what teens all over […]

Boys We Like, Politics

How Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani Is Elevating & Championing The Status Of Women

How Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani Is Elevating & Championing The Status Of Women

Ever since the end of the Taliban rule in Afghanistan in 2001, the country has undergone major governmental change and there is still much work to be done despite 15 […]

Interviews

Our Interview With A Pioneer Women’s Magazine Editor From Afghanistan Is A Must-Read

Our Interview With A Pioneer Women’s Magazine Editor From Afghanistan Is A Must-Read

This story about a woman who has endured far more than many of us ever will, is a testament to the power and the importance of media, especially in countries […]

Politics

This Radio Station In Afghanistan Is Determined To Be A Platform For Women’s Rights, Despite Taliban Attacks

This Radio Station In Afghanistan Is Determined To Be A Platform For Women’s Rights, Despite Taliban Attacks

In September 2015, after nearly 14 years in seeming exile, the Taliban attacked a northern Afghanistan city called Kunduz, which decimated every part of town except the military base. It […]

Working Women

Championed By First Lady Rula Ghani, Afghanistan Is Set To Open Its First Women’s University

Championed By First Lady Rula Ghani, Afghanistan Is Set To Open Its First Women’s University

Let us just start off by saying this is a BIG freaking deal! News out of Afghanistan states they are set to open their very first Women’s University, which will […]

Politics

New Taliban Breakaway Group Claims To Support Equal Rights For Women And Girls

New Taliban Breakaway Group Claims To Support Equal Rights For Women And Girls

There’s usually one word that commonly gets associated with the Taliban, and that is: terrorism. There’s a good reason why. The extremist organization has wreaked terror on people throughout Pakistan, […]

Boys We Like

Ziauddin Yousafzai On Being A Father To Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala

Ziauddin Yousafzai On Being A Father To Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala

Imagine being a parent to a child prodigy or a revolutionary. It is something we are sure most parents dream of, their children inheriting and creating a world that a […]

Causes, Politics

Malala Asks The Interwebs To Fight For Girls’ Education With Her

Malala Asks The Interwebs To Fight For Girls’ Education With Her

Malala Yousafzai is an extraordinary girl. As a teenager, she has fought the Taliban and won, spoken at the United Nations, been interviewed by Jon Stewart on The Daily Show, […]

Family Life, Politics

Afghani Girl Uses Prosthetic Arm To Paint & Stuns U.S Art World

Afghani Girl Uses Prosthetic Arm To Paint & Stuns U.S Art World

Most 7 year-old’s don’t concern themselves with things like war, bombs, and terrorist groups. At that age most children are carefree, happy and live simple lives. For one young Afghani […]

Girl on a Mission, Politics, Working Women

Revolutionary Teen Malala Is Our International Day Of The Girl Hero!

Revolutionary Teen Malala Is Our International Day Of The Girl Hero!

It hasn’t been the easiest journey for Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai who was shot in the head by the Taliban in October 2012 for publicly supporting the rights of girls’ […]

Entertainment, Girl on a Mission

“I Am Malala” Music Video, Along With “Malala Day” Just Another Slap In Taliban’s Face

“I Am Malala” Music Video, Along With “Malala Day” Just Another Slap In Taliban’s Face

Back on October 9, 2012 Malala Yousafzai, a 15 year old school girl was shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls’ education. her story was heard around […]