Hillside Snow Slide in Afghanistan

It is winter in Afghanistan and among cock fighting, dog fighting and numerous other animal fighting, young Afghans venture to slide their arse in the snow as part of their winter game. This kind of snowboarding in Farsi is called Yakh Malah, or, Yakh Lakhshak, which literally means sliding on ice.

Kabul’s Children Street Workers

Afghanistan has been through decades of conflicts and it became one of the most dangerous places in the world for children and their mothers to live. (more…)

Afghanistan’s Drug addicts: A Sore Wound

Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has released a report today that United States has spent approximately $7.6 billion on counternarcotics efforts in Afghanistan. (more…)

Amulets that Charm Afghans

One of the most magical objects that has been used across ages is amulet. Amulets are worn upon the person, animal or hung on objects to protect from evil. (more…)

The deprived children who want a change

These children are coming from the most deprived background, from a Hazara ethnic group in Afghanistan, who once were socially rejected due to their faith and ethnicity. They have been an outcast of Afghanistan, and have been singled out as outsiders, heretics, and ugly because of their Asiatic looks. (more…)