Roya Sadat

Roya Sadat was born in Herat, Afghanistan in 1983. Roya was a teenager when the Taleban took control of Afghanistan forcing women and girls to abandon schools and ...

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Parween Pazhwak

Parween Pazhwak is a prolific author and artist born in Kabul to the literary and political Pazhwak family in 1967. She attended Malalai High School and studied me...

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Merman Parween

In 1951, the brave voice of a woman made waves on Radio Kabul. She was the first woman in Afghanistan to sing on public radio and she came to be known as Merman Pa...

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Khalida Popalzai

Khalida Popalzai is an international football player and activist. Born in 1987 in Kabul, Khalida was taught how to play football by her mother, who was a physical...

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Asma Jilani Jahangir 

Asma Jahangir was born into a prominent political family in Pakistan. Her father Malik Ghulam Jilani, was a civil servant who spent years under house arrest for pr...

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