The Perils of Taking an Afghan Bus
Casualty rate along major artery alarms leading bus corporation.
Insurgents Profit from Afghan Pistachio
Mountain ranges now a safe haven for militant groups.
Controversy Over Afghans Issued Pakistani IDs
Residents of southeastern border region appeal for government action.
The Decline of Afghanistan's Manufacturing Heart
Industrialists say that ongoing losses will prove hard to reverse.
Afghan Villagers Sabotage Power Lines
Locals furious that they have no access to network running through their lands.
Afghanistan: Salaries Docked, But For What?
Civil servants are unhappy about being made to pay for aid projects.
Afghanistan: Women’s Stories Left Untold
Social barriers still prevent female reporters from working in the media.
Anger Over Slow Progress in Afghan Province
Locals want to see movement on power, water and transport projects.
Hopes Overflow for Afghan Water Project
Much-anticipated development will irrigate farmland and boost power supplies.
Global Voices: Asia
Kenya: Women Bearing the Brunt of Climate Change
An ongoing drought has served to amplify historic gender inequalities in arid areas of the country.
Philippines: Single Mothers Continue to Fight Stigma
The notion of family is still strongly influenced by rigid norms in this conservative nation.
Ukraine: War Teens
The lives of hundreds of thousands of young people have been shaped by Russia’s confrontation with Ukraine.
Will We See a Sovereign Central Asia?
As Moscow’s grip falters, and Beijing ups its influence, the region is seeing intriguing moves towards collective agreement and integration.
“Justice is Costly, but Also Priceless.”
Head of Nobel peace prize winning NGO tells IWPR that Ukraine must win a “fundamental battle of values”.
Cuba’s LGTBI Community Demands Change
Although discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is illegal, the reality is different.