Afghanistan’s first female street artist risks her life to empower women (photos)

Afghanistan-based feminist graffiti artist risks her life to show her perspective of hope for the world she lives in. Her name is Shamsia Hassani, and she is the first female 3-D street artist and female graffiti Artist in Afghanistan. Her…

Meet the woman fighting sexist Afghan circumstance with guerilla style politics

BY: JESSICA BEUKER On November 16, 2014 Shukria Barakzai was headed to parliament when her car was rammed and explosives were detonated, creating a blast that could be heard all across Kabul. The explosion killed three people, including a young…