· May, 2013

Stories about Afghanistan from May, 2013

Central Asia's ‘Weird, Sad’ World Records

  31 May 2013

As Turkmenistan celebrates a recent Guinness World Record award for the highest density of white marble buildings, Caravanistan writes about the “weird, sad, and revealing” world records held by other countries of Central Asia.

“Women Can Change Afghanistan”: Interview with Noorjahan Akbar

  1 May 2013

Noorjahan Akbar, 22, is an Afghan women's rights activist and a prolific blogger. She believes that there has been a lot of positive change for women's rights in Afghanistan over the last decade. She also believes that social media serve as an important avenue for Afghan women to highlight their plight.

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