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Afghanistan: A Mother, a Daughter, and a Friend

The co-founder and President of the School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA), describes some of the mother-daughter relationships she has encountered among her students. more

The Fight for Women's Rights in Afghanistan (Complete)

Shabana Basij-Rasikh, Severine Caluwaerts and Gülden Türköz-Cosslett assess prospects for the empowerment of women in Afghanistan. more
Bamiyan, 2009: An Afghan midwife helps a mother nurse her newborn baby at the Bamiyan Provincial hospital. Photo featured in the ART WORKS exhibition "Women Between Peace and War: Afghanistan," on view at Asia Society New York Oct. 3, 2013. (Paula Bronstein)

Interview: MSF Doctor on Afghanistan's Steep Challenges to Women's Health

Dr. Severine Caluwaerts explains why fear of bomb blasts and poor infrastructure make women's health an uphill struggle in Afghanistan. more
Kabul, 2002: Switan, age ten, looks into the window of the Herat restaurant. She gazes at people eating with the hopes of getting leftovers and makes 50,000 to 70,000 Afghani ($2.50 U.S.) per day begging from foreigners. (Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

Photos/Interview: Arresting Images Capture Afghan Women 'Between Peace and War'

A powerful photo exhibition helps educate the world about the plight of women in Afghanistan. more
Fire in the Blood directed by Dylan Mohan Gray

SOLD OUT: India Premiere: Fire in the Blood

India Premiere of Fire in the Blood with film director, Dylan Mohan Gray more
Afghanistan Foreign Minister Dr. Zalmai Rassoul (R) and journalist John Hockenberry at Asia Society New York on September 24, 2013. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

Video: What is the Afghanistan Government's 'Red Line' Regarding the Taliban?

Watch highlights from Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul's talk, including what he thinks of Afghanistan's "Twitter generation." more

Rassoul: 'The Red Line... is the Afghan Constitution'

Afghanistan's Minister of Foreign Affairs assesses a potential political role for the Taliban, and the outlook for women's rights, in Afghanistan beginning in 2014. more

Afghanistan's Young: 'A Very Important Social Force'

Afghanistan's Minister of Foreign Affairs expresses his optimism about the role the country's young people will play in rebuilding civil society. more
Afghanistan Foreign Minister Dr. Zalmai Rassoul at Asia Society New York on September 24, 2013. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)

Zalmai Rassoul, Expected Candidate, Says 2014 Afghan Presidential Election 'Crucial'

"It is the first time in our history that a transition of power will go from one elected president to another," Rassoul told a packed house at Asia Society New York. more

Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmai Rassoul (Complete)

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan discusses the impending withdrawal of international forces from his country and the next presidential election. more