Search Results for Tag: Afghanistan
Jahantab Faiz reminisces about her time at school, when she and friends played ball and how the rise of the Taliban shattered her school and her dreams.
Date24.07.2012 | 13:11
Womentalkonline wants to hear what you have to say! The DW Global Media Forum is focusing on education this year and our readers are invited to write a blog of around 300 words on their experiences at school.
Date11.06.2012 | 14:27
TagsAfghanistan, Deutsche Welle, DW, Education, Global Media Forum, Pakistan, south asia, sri lanka, women
Arson and poison attacks on schools across Afghanistan, mostly against those teaching girls, have forced students to defend themselves, an extra-curricular activity imposed by the government which blames the Taliban for the violence. Some 550 schools in 11 provinces have been closed because the state could not provide enough security.
Date11.06.2012 | 7:54
If you live in a tribal area in Pakistan, you are a woman, you are not educated or financially independent and the men in your family are the sovereign decision makers, then your chances of being victimized by an eccentric decision taken by a group of elderly men from your tribe, who you might not even know, are huge.
Date08.06.2012 | 14:39
Afghanistan has been suffering from internal conflict and violence for the last three decades. This, combined with extreme poverty in many cases, has caused people to lose their mental stability. Several cases of violence illustrate how women routinely become victims of violence in patriarchal Afghan society.
Date05.06.2012 | 15:23
Women in Afghanistan suffered severely under the Taliban regime. They were prevented from going to school and working. Today, the country depends on help from abroad to guarantee schooling for girls.
Date24.05.2012 | 8:14
Zarifa Qazizadah is the only female village head in Afghanistan. She moves around on a motorbike and hopes to win a seat in the national parliament. The 50-year-old mother of 15 thinks education for women is paramount.
And she’s off again. Zarifa Qazizadah is making her way from one house to the next, asking the villagers how they are – her villagers. As the only female village head in Afghanistan, she takes special care of the thousand or so families that fall under her care in the Narsoyi district of Mazar-i-Sharif.
Date07.03.2012 | 16:46