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The Courage of Atefa: Afghan Women Learn to be Candidates

It’s hard to imagine someone more optimistic about her country’s future, more determined to be on the front lines of social change, than Atefa, whose last name is being withheld for security reasons. Only 25 years old, and already a teacher with seven years of challenging classroom experience, she is running for provincial council in […]

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Women’s Garden Reopens in Kabul

U.S. Ambassador Karl W. Eikenberry joined senior Afghan officials to celebrate the reopening of the Women’s Garden in Kabul. Read more >>

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