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Dialogue; A Tool for Personal and Social Transformation

Dialogue; A Tool for Personal and Social Transformation

Parwana Mohammadi, 17, is living in Kabul and is now in eleventh grade at school. She wants to become a successful journalist in the future. She did not have an easy life before her mother and her father got divorced because of the addiction of her father, daily because of conflicts including domestic violence which .. read more

02
Jun
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Young Female Entrepreneur Creates Safe Space and Jobs for Women in Jawzjan

Young Female Entrepreneur Creates Safe Space and Jobs for Women in Jawzjan

Malalai Mobarez Ahmadi, 27, is a young female entrepreneur who moved along with her family from Sar-e-Pul -one of the most insecure provinces in northern Afghanistan- to neighboring Jawzjan province and soon after launched a small business in Sheberghan City. On this journey, however, she has been through many ups and downs which have entirely .. read more

09
May
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Young Leaders Promote Peaceful Coexistence in Herat

Young Leaders Promote Peaceful Coexistence in Herat

Yalda Hozhair Amini, 19, is a teenager poet, writer and graphic designer from Enjil district of Herat province. She is currently doing her bachelor in English literature at the University of Herat and is an active member of many youth-led initiatives and platforms i.e. Young Leaders Program, Afghan Girls Animation Team, Afghan Girls’ Robotic Team, .. read more

22
Apr
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Youths against violence

Youths against violence

 “Two kids fight with each other while they were playing. They didn’t know this fight would lead to hostility on family level. They families of both kids became enemy after that childish fight.” The 24 years old Kawa is working with a group passionate youths to decrease violence in the society. He is living in .. read more

09
Apr
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Working for social responsibilities

Working for social responsibilities

“We know everyone works and does something for money. We work from 8AM to 12PM or 4PM to receive money and live our life. But with all that we do not get inner peace. We should sometimes work voluntarily to fulfill our responsibility toward our youths and society.” 50 years old Amruddin Paiman stated. He .. read more

28
Mar
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Volunteers Seek to Bring About Change in Jalalabad

Volunteers Seek to Bring About Change in Jalalabad

Samiullah, 35, has a small yellow rickshaw he uses to transport passengers around the crowded city of Jalalabad for a living. He, who has also an associate degree in medical science, is amongst hundreds of Jalalabadi young men who are engaged in this occupation to support their families. However, he dedicates part of his work .. read more

19
Mar
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Education for everyone

Education for everyone

It is common for Afghan girls to be deprived of their basic right to education. Some Afghans believe girls are born to be housewives, give birth, raise children and stay at home. At the same time, these Afghans would not take their women to male doctors. Najia was stopped by her oldest brother from going .. read more

16
Aug
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Abilities overshadowed by disability

Abilities overshadowed by disability

Like any other child, my birth was normal, but the only thing making me different was my half-paralyzed lower part of the body. Therefore, I was not treated like a normal child. I was always being insulted at home by my own family. They thought I was a burden and that God gave me to .. read more

05
Aug
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Forgiving cruelty

Forgiving cruelty

Sometimes I wonder how someone can become so cruel to take someone else’s comfort away. There should be something behind cruelty. Everything happens for a reason but human cruelty must have multiple reasons. I still remember being attacked for a few materially worthless things, but those things were all I had at the time. I .. read more

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Jul
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Struggle in the world of hopelessness

Struggle in the world of hopelessness

I thought it was like my toys and dolls playing and making fun. When I was playing with my toys and dolls, I would marry them to each other, and sometimes even throw them away. Dolls are too peaceful; it is we who make them harsh. They never harm each other though they do not .. read more

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Jun
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