By Lucas Aykroyd – MAY 08, 2017 – ijnet International Journalists Network
Mozhdah Jamalzadah, whose talk show garnered her the moniker “the Oprah of Afghanistan,” continues to advocate for human rights through her vibrant music. (Published in English, Portuguese and Persian.)
By Susan Hancock – JUNE 13-17, 2017 The Source
Roberta Staley, magazine editor, freelance writer and filmmaker, honours Frakhunda Malikzada, the 27-year-old Afghan woman who was brutally beaten, stoned, and then set ablaze in Kabul, Afghanistan, in March 2015.
By Lucas Aykroyd – APRIL 24, 2017 Vancouver Magazine
Mozhdah Jamalzadah is a regular person here and a superstar in Afghanistan where she’s a powerful voice for women. A new documentary tells her story.
By Lucas Aykroyd – MAY 1, 2017 Ms. Magazine
Afghanistan is not an easy place to be a woman—the war-torn Central Asian nation currently ranks 152 out of 155 countries in the United Nations Development Program gender equality index. But Roberta Staley, an award-winning Vancouver writer and editor, sees hope via the increasing participation of women in Afghan media.