Nobel Peace Prize: Afghan Women Cyclists Nominated

A trail-blazing group of Afghan women are receiving international recognition for their bravery and commitment to positive social change. The 40-strong Afghan National Women’s Cycling Team is a truly distinct, one-of-a-kind organization in Afghanistan – a war-torn and impoverished country with deeply conservative gender norms….

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Help Afghanistan Earthquake Victims

Disaster struck Central Asia on Monday. A magnitude-7.5 earthquake rippled throughout northeastern Afghanistan, stretching across the region and impacting India, Pakistan, and Tajikistan as well. In Taluqan, Afghanistan, 12 schoolgirls died in a stampede following the onset of the earthquake. Nearly 150 deaths were reported…

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