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Fear of women (Issue IV/2022)

A letter to my dead sister

Anonymous author

Our anonymous author’s sister was a journalist and was murdered on the street by the Taliban. An attempt to say farewell

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Fear of women (Issue IV/2022)

A broken country

By Mina Jawad, Tareq Sydiq, Jasamin Ulfat-Seddiqzai, Negina Yari

Ethnic plurality, religious tensions, rival elites: Afghanistan is a nation of contradictions. Seven Questions dig below the surface

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Fear of women (Issue IV/2022)

“How are you doing?”

12 voices from Afghanistan

When the Taliban came to power, women in Afghanistan lost almost everything overnight: their rights, their jobs, their dignity.

What are their concerns today, over a year later? We asked Afghan women for a selfie, and we posed the question how are you doing?

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Fear of women (Issue IV/2022)

“We’re steering towards catastrophe”

Interview with Natalie Amiri, Mahbouba Seraj

Afghanistan is on the verge of becoming a “failed state,“ says journalist and women’s rights activist Mahbouba Seraj. The West’s power politics are partly to blame.

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Fear of women (Issue IV/2022)

On the road in a sick nation

by Parand

Health care for Afghan women and girls was substandard even before the Taliban seized power, but now it is catastrophic: a visit to the province.

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Fear of women (Issue IV/2022)

“I had to destroy my own artworks”

Interview with Salwa Rahen

Salwa Rahen talks about what the Taliban takeover means for her work as an artist. A conversation.

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Fear of women (Issue IV/2022)

„I have brought your prophets into the world“

Playlist by Farhot

Ever since the Taliban returned, music has been banned and it has been forbidden for woman to sing. Yet a number of female Afghan musicians continue their careers in exile. Introducing a selection of famous singers - and and their songs.

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