Western governments and media care about Afghan women's rights, but prefer not to hear their voices when they want to fight for their own liberation. A provocative article by Sara Pursley.
RAWA is an independent organization of Afghan women fighting for human rights and for social justice in Afghanistan. Has pictures and movie clips of horrors and ways you can help.
WAPHA is dedicated to promoting awareness of the tragic human rights situation in Afghanistan and to fight for the Afghan womens rights. Petitions and other ways you can help.
Report on the female delegates at the Loya Jirga.
Publication by RAWA, in Pashtu, Persian and Urdu.
Women after the downfall of the Taliban, by John Stanmeyer.
Hundreds of women taken from their families and forcibly married to Taleban men are taking legal steps to regain their freedom, reports Danesh Kerokhel for IWPR.
According to Gary Leupp, the US governments statements on the status of women appear hypocritic when seen before the background of US politics in the country during the last twenty years.
Natasha Walter gives a detailed report on the situation of women in Kabul.
Anne Brodsky comments on the everyday life of women, and the work of RAWA.