Tag: Afghan Women

She Gets Knocked Down, but She Gets Up Again!

 

As the Olympic games approach this Saturday for opening ceremonies, this is a great story of Afghan spirit! Click HERE for the full story.

The Journey continues...

Afghan's Mona Lisa

 

In 1985, photographer Steve McCurry took a picture of an Afghan orphan at age 12 (left). A decade later he found her at age 30 (right). He has won many awards for his remarkable photograph and the impression it left with its viewers. We can only imagine how difficult of a life it must have been for this woman (Sharbat Gula).

Afghan Women say Enough!

The women of Afghanistan took to the streets in their nation's capital last week to protest the harassment by men. They have decided to take control of their own destiny. Click HERE for the entire story. Buy a scarf as a sign of solidarity!