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Zabihullah Noori

Afghan teenage beekeeper creates entrepreneurial buzz

Mar 21 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Three years ago a schoolgirl in rural Afghanistan took out a small loan and bought two beehives. In her first year she harvested 16 kg (35 lb) of honey, enough to repay the loan and leave her with a small profit.

Climb on board: Afghan woman brings stories to Kabul's children

Mar 21 2018

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Undeterred by the risk of suicide bombers, 25-year-old Freshta Karim travels around Afghanistan's troubled capital every day in a big, blue bus to share the magic of reading with children.

Skiers from Bamiyan hope to become Afghanistan's first winter Olympians

Mar 04 2017

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sajjad Husaini and Sayed Ali Shah Farhang from Afghanistan's persecuted Hazara minority make unlikely ski champions.

In northern Afghanistan, bereaved women join fight against Islamic State

Jan 14 2017

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Gul Bibi, an Afghan grandmother well into her eighties, never expected to become a fighter.

Afghan woman says raped by police chief when she tried to report her own rape

Nov 07 2016

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A young Afghan woman who went to the police station to report being raped was then raped by the district police commissioner in his office, she said on Monday.

Held in bonded labor, Afghan returnee children make bricks for a living

Nov 02 2016

LONDON Samina, an eight-year-old Afghan girl, hasn't been to school since she was forced to return home with her family from Pakistan.

Afghan women seek to rebuild palace destroyed by men

Oct 26 2016

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Men turned it to ruins. Now women aim to help restore Afghanistan's iconic Darul Aman Palace to its former glory.

Mental illness casts shadow over Afghans struggling to cope with decades of war

Oct 19 2016

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When psychiatrist Ghulam Sarwar Sakha first met a 23-year-old woman who had been studying in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz when it was stormed by the Taliban last year, the trainee teacher could not drown out the voices in her head.

Child migrants in Calais seeking smugglers as 'Jungle' camp set to close

Oct 13 2016

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The fate of up to 1,000 children living without families in the "Jungle" migrant camp that is set for demolition within days remains uncertain with some seeking smugglers to take them to Britain, according to residents and charity groups.

Child migrants in Calais seeking smugglers as 'Jungle' camp set to close

Oct 13 2016

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The fate of up to 1,000 children living without families in the "Jungle" migrant camp that is set for demolition within days remains uncertain with some seeking smugglers to take them to Britain, according to residents and charity groups.

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