Freshta Farhang

Inspiring Women of Afghanistan: Batool Naseri, a Girl Who Altered the Otherwise Grim Picture of Immigrant Afghans in Iran
Inspiring Women of Afghanistan: Batool Naseri, a Girl Who Altered the Otherwise Grim Picture of Immigrant Afghans in Iran

Batool was born in a religious and conservative family that opposed the idea of female members of the...

15 Jan 2019
Benazir Yakta: The Businesswoman & Trader Who has Women Empowerment and Economic Development of Afghanistan on her Mind
Benazir Yakta: The Businesswoman & Trader Who has Women Empowerment and Economic Development of Afghanistan on her Mind

Benazir Yakta, a woman who began exporting dried fruits & nuts and started the business by selling her...

31 Dec 2018
From Trump Admin Withdrawal Decision to Prospects of Peace Talks: An Interview with Omar Samad
From Trump Admin Withdrawal Decision to Prospects of Peace Talks: An Interview with Omar Samad

Omar Samad is a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center...

22 Dec 2018
Fatima and Ayub’s Memorable Marriage: How a Couple Donated their Wedding Savings for Displaced People
Fatima and Ayub’s Memorable Marriage: How a Couple Donated their Wedding Savings for Displaced People

Mohammad Ayub and Fatima, couple who got married on November 21, spoke about their...

27 Nov 2018
The Reopening of the Maiwand Wrestling  Club: “The Glass only gets sharper after being broken”
The Reopening of the Maiwand Wrestling Club: “The Glass only gets sharper after being broken”

Obaidullah Alizada, a student at the club who has been in the field for eight years and still continues...

25 Nov 2018
Election in Takhar: Exasperation Towards Former MPs and Security Impediment
Election in Takhar: Exasperation Towards Former MPs and Security Impediment

Out of a population of 1.3 million, 289178 people have registered themselves to cast vote...

16 Oct 2018
Kandahar Elections: Cases of Discrimination Against Women and Unimpressive Voter Registration
Kandahar Elections: Cases of Discrimination Against Women and Unimpressive Voter Registration

Kandahar has a population of 2059182, but according to an IEC report, only 522984 people have registered to vote...

15 Oct 2018
Elections in Maidan Wardak: Increased Security Concerns and 50 Voting Centers Closed
Elections in Maidan Wardak: Increased Security Concerns and 50 Voting Centers Closed

Maidan Wardak is one of the central provinces in Afghanistan in which right after the beginning of the electoral...

15 Oct 2018
The Dilemma of Voters in Sar-e-Pul: Lax Security, Ethnic Issues, and Fear in the Minds
The Dilemma of Voters in Sar-e-Pul: Lax Security, Ethnic Issues, and Fear in the Minds

According to a report from the official website of the IEC, the exact figures for Sar-e-Pul’s registered...

11 Oct 2018
A Tale of Differentiated Figures for Voters in Laghman
A Tale of Differentiated Figures for Voters in Laghman

Laghman province is one of the 33 provinces in Afghanistan in which, the security forces...

9 Oct 2018
The Many Ordeals of Pre-election Faryab: Too Many People, Too Few Voters
The Many Ordeals of Pre-election Faryab: Too Many People, Too Few Voters

In the coming election of October 20, which is only 19 days away, 62 candidates...

2 Oct 2018
Untold Stories: Matiullah Qudrat, Rescuing a city by neutralizing 70 mines in a single mission
Untold Stories: Matiullah Qudrat, Rescuing a city by neutralizing 70 mines in a single mission

Matiullah was the eldest son of the family and, after his father’ death was leading...

1 Oct 2018