By Zahra Latheef, age 11
Since the Taliban overthrew the Western-backed government on Aug. 15, 2021, only boys, men and younger girls have been allowed to return to school.
Since 2002, South Asian workers in Afghanistan and Iraq have been working in military bases, but not getting paid the money they were promised by exploitative recruiters and military contractors.
Women around the world have made huge gains in terms of equality, but women still face many struggles every day. Here are some examples of current events that are happening in women’s rights.
October 7, 2011 was the tenth anniversary of the U.S. war in Afghanistan.
Right after the 9/11 attacks, the United States government launched two wars, creating hundreds of thousands more victims, and took away rights and freedoms of people living in the United States, too. Here, IndyKids takes a look at what has happened after, and in the name of, September 11, 2001.
Many people celebrated the news of bin Laden’s death feeling that justice had been served. For others, the announcement raised a lot of questions.
Kids from Brooklyn, NY share their thoughts on the U.S. invasion and occupation of Afghanistan
The website WikiLeaks released over 76,000 secret documents about U.S. military actions in Afghanistan from 2004 to 2010. The documents paint a bad picture of the U.S. war in Afghanistan.
Police in schools, greenhouse gases and more.
Update on the war in Afghanistan. A report uncovers 700 military bases in Afghanistan. The United States launches one of the largest military attacks yet in the war in Afghanistan.