Also by Ahmad Hanayish
September 10, 2023
'Their Freedoms Have Been Taken Away': Afghanistan Sees Surge In Female Suicides Under Taliban Rule
Afghanistan has seen a surge in the number of female suicides since the Taliban takeover in 2021, making the country one of the few in the world where more women take their own lives than men.
May 20, 2023
'Every Midwife Is Afraid': Worrying Signs Over Maternal Deaths In Afghanistan
Afghanistan's high maternal mortality comes with the territory in a country marked by political upheaval, economic woes, and cultural restrictions, all of which have limited women's access to adequate health care.
April 26, 2023
Banned From School, Teenage Afghan Girls Turn To Taliban-Run Madrasahs
A growing number of teenage Afghan girls, who are banned from attending school, are turning to Taliban-run madrasahs to get an education. The Taliban has allowed girls of all ages to attend Islamic seminaries, which have surged in number since the hard-line Islamist group seized power in 2021.
July 09, 2012
Alleged Taliban Execution Shatters Image Of 'Taliban-Free' Province
Parwan Governor Abdul Basir Salangi tries to explain how he could have recently described his province as the "backbone of security" in Afghanistan, in the face of its current notoriety as the site of a disturbing extrajudicial execution for adultery.
April 05, 2012
Locals Deny End To Drug Trade In Afghan Province
Locals in northern Afghanistan have cried foul after officials recently claimed the end of illicit drug production in Parwan Province. Many say that despite the back-patting, the production, sale, and use of illegal narcotics continues unabated throughout the region.