START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

Society & Culture

President Karzai: Reject New Law That Silences Women in Afghanistan ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, law, environment, protection, Afghanistan )

CherAway
- 570 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The bill is now in the hands of President Hamid Karzai, who we urge to not sign the new criminal procedure code.
Stand With Afghan Women and Girls ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, girls, crimes, human rights, protection, Afghanistan, law, violence, freedoms )

CherAway
- 570 days ago - capwiz.com
The Afghan Parliament has just passed a law that would effectively silence women and girls who are attacked by family members by banning them from testifying against anyone they are related to... no matter how horrible the crime.
8-Yr-Old Afghan Bride Who Was Brutally Killed By Her Mullah Husband On The First Night Of Her Wedding
Society & Culture  (tags: Child bride, Afghanistan, rape, murder, human righs, Mullah )

Beth
- 832 days ago - patdollard.com
This is so very sad.... The 8-years-old girl whose story you'll read in coming lines did not make it to the 2nd night of her wedding nor did she make it to her 9th or 10th birthday.
As First Military Social Work Officer Killed in Action, Army Lt. Col. David Cabrera Was a 'Soldier of Kindness' TEXT and PHOTOS
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, sadness, military, mental health, PTSD, family, war, Afghanistan, society )

Carrie
- 1019 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Army Lt. Col. Jeff Yarvis looked out at the cemetery where 41-year-old Army Lt. Col. David Cabrera, believed to be the first military social work officer killed in action by enemy fire, would be buried this day.
Courage! The Story of One Soldier, Quadruple Amputee, Taylor Morris -Video
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, afghanistan, americans, culture, education, ethics, family, freedoms, government, health, politics, society, soldiers, War )

Kit
- 1037 days ago - coolestone.com
This is the story of Quadruple Amputee, Taylor Morris. Taylor was injured on May 3rd, 2012 in Afghanistan to an IED blast becoming the 5th Quad Amputee to have ever survive to date.
Police Rape in Afghanistan -- TAKE ACTION!
Society & Culture  (tags: Afghanistan, rape, human rights, police, justice, Avaaz )

Carole
- 1152 days ago - avaaz.org
18 year-old Lal Bibi was kidnapped, raped, tortured and chained to a wall for five days by a gang of powerful Afghan police officers. But she stood up to do what women in Afghanistan are told not to -- she is fighting back, and together we can help her.
Afghan Girls/Women Leaving the Country or School/Jobs Out of Fear, Increasing Violence Against Them, Government Disinterest
Society & Culture  (tags: Taliban, Afghanistan, Women, Fear, Brain Drain, abuse, children, corruption, culture, education, freedoms, government, politics, religion, rights, society, violence, women )

Jay
- 1182 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Worsening security, rising violence, school attacks, the Afghan government's lack of committment to equality & tackling high rates of ill-treatment of women at home & the workplace, all add to women's growing fears for after the NATO 2014 pull-out
Dancing Into Dangerous Territory as Forbidden Practice Thrives Again
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, children, violence, Afghanistan, boys, bacha bazi )

Alexa
- 1238 days ago - smh.com.au
The practice of wealthy Afghans exploiting boys as sexual partners, often dressing them up as women, is on the rise, writes Ernesto Londono in Dehrazi.
Kabul's 'Unnoticed' Child Workers
Society & Culture  (tags: media, world, children, abuse, law, politics, child labor, Afghanistan, society, family, ethics )

Cal
- 1411 days ago - cnn.com
A new documentary examines the child labor problem in Afghanistan's capital
Women In Afghanistan Given Shelter, Now It Could Be Taken From Them ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, Afghanistan, violence, shelter, rights )

CherAway
- 1466 days ago - forcechange.com
Each day women in Afghanistan are in fear for their lives, and for the lives of their children. These are not women who have committed any atrocious act or heinous crime. They are abused by their families and often times placed into a women's prison
Copper Load of This! Company Digging Mine in Afghanistan Unearths 2,600-Year-Old Buddhist Monastery
Society & Culture  (tags: Buddhist monastery, Afghanistan, archeology )

Anna
- 1750 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A Chinese company digging an unexploited copper mine in Afghanistan has unearthed ancient statues of Buddha in a sprawling 2,600-year-old Buddhist monastery.Archaeologists are rushing to salvage what they can from a major seventh century B.C. religious...
Afghanistan's Last Jew Vows to Stay Put
Society & Culture  (tags: society, rights, politics, news, culture, Afghanistan, religion, world )

Cal
- 1937 days ago - edition.cnn.com
Zablon Simintov is always guaranteed the best seat in his local synagogue here, but the privilege comes with a downside: he's the last Jew in Afghanistan.The country's 800-year-old Jewish community -- an estimated 40,000 strong at its peak -- is now a pa
OP-ED: International Women's Day - Remembering Afghan Women
Society & Culture  (tags: world, rights, freedoms, AFGHANISTAN, humans, interesting, news, society, culture )

Cal
- 2001 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Today is International Women's Day, a day that is often overlooked within the United States, but holds deep significance overseas where women have overcome, or continue to be affected by, oppression.
Father: Son Killed in Afghanistan | Www.Dnj.Com | The Daily News Journal
Society & Culture  (tags: death, sadness, father, Afghanistan, soldier, war )

Margaret
- 2163 days ago - dnj.com
Around 4 p.m. Sunday, C.J. Kowall of Murfreesboro got a visit at his home that every parent of a child in the service dreads.His son, Army Spc. Corey Kowall, 20, was killed in a crash after serving in Afghanistan for nearly five weeks.
Tell Your Senators: Support The Afghan Women Empowerment Act ! TAKE ACTION !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, afghanistan, repression, poverty, freedoms, rights, violence, environment )

CherAway
- 2183 days ago - change.org
If there is a hell on earth for women and girls, it surely must be found in Afghanistan. Desperate poverty persists and gender-based violence is increasing. Nearly 200 schools have been bombed or set on fire and school girls have had acid thrown in their
 

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Society & Culture

Most Active Stories Today in Society & Culture tagged with Afghanistan

top story finders in Society & Culture

1. AniMae C. 8 popular stories

2. Natasha Salgado 8 popular stories

3. Dalia H. 8 popular stories

4. Laura H. 8 popular stories

5. Darren Woolsey 7 popular stories

6. Candy B. 6 popular stories

7. Jordan G. 5 popular stories

8. Adrienne L. 5 popular stories

9. Frans Badenhorst 5 popular stories

10. Debbie Williamson 4 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!





site feedback

ONSITE FEEDBACK FORM

Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!