As the new government was announced on Wednesday, Afghan women protested in the streets of Kabul against the all male government, but they had to take cover after gunmen fired into the air to disperse demonstrators.
On Friday, the actor and humanitarian, who works as a special envoy to the United Nations refugee agency, used her first-ever Instagram post to share a letter that she received from an Afghan girl expressing her fear over the Taliban.
As we debate our failures of the past and search for clues on the future, there is an urgent issue that we must reckon with. How will we, as an international community, seek to secure and safeguard women’s rights in Afghanistan?
It is unacceptable that snipers should be firing at peaceful protesters as they did on Thursday, and killed six people including those who were not part of the protest march.
I grew up during the Korean War. Often, we had just enough to eat, but rarely enough to fill our stomachs. I was hungry all the time. Everyone was.
The United Arab Emirates is the best place in the world where people from different races, schools of thought and religions from around the world live together