Regular electricity outages and insecurity have not dented Afghanistan’s addiction to the internet and social media. In a
Most of my weekends are spent doing errands, exercising, watching movies, visiting with friends and catching up on sleep.
Imagine a world in which a woman keeps bees in secret. She is not supposed to leave her house without permission, she is not supposed to work, and she is certainly not supposed to work as a beekeeper, a job reserved for men. But she does. And when she watches her bees take flight, she dreams of her own freedom and freedom for all Afghan women.
"Gradually, the number of girls in our home school grew. I was going to school in the morning and in the afternoon teaching
"We’re tired of being called victims. Instead we are fighters," one participant said.
Empowering Afghan women is a great cause, but Bush could be harming it.