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Culture and Literature

How to Raise a Feminist Son

Source: NEW YORK TIMES By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER and ILLUSTRATIONS BY AGNES LEE We raise our girls to fight stereotypes and pursue their dreams, but we don’t do the same for our boys. Image Credit Agnes […]

Friday 16 June 2017

The scars of 1967 through the eyes of an Arab millennial

Source: TRT World Young Ahmed is raised with his father’s scarring memories of the Six-Day War only to grow up and face his own socio-political trauma. Achment Gonim is of Egyptian descent, raised in Greece […]

Friday 9 June 2017

Education Cannot Wait Fund for education in emergencies

Source: UN WHS: New fund launched at UN humanitarian summit to address education in crisis zones   23 May 2016 – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today announced the launch of a new fund […]

Saturday 3 June 2017

Over 300 writers join PEN International in launch of its global campaign for displaced writers

PEN Intl’s 3 year “Make Space” campaign launched 31 May 2017 backed by writers from PEN’s global membership, aims to create opportunities for writers having experienced forced displacement/ living in exile.Through publications, events, advocacy & projects.

Friday 2 June 2017

NEW ISSUE Armanshahr HR & Civil Society NEWSLETTER Special “2017 Education Campaign”, no. 200-201 (Year VIII), 29 APRIL 2017

NEW ISSUE Armanshahr HR & Civil Society NEWSLETTER Special “2017 Education Campaign”, no. 200-2001 (Year VIII), 29 APRIL 2017

Tuesday 23 May 2017

NEW ISSUE Armanshahr HR & Civil Society NEWSLETTER issue no. 200 (Year VIII), 29 APRIL 2017

NEW ISSUE of Armanshahr Human Rights & Civil Society NEWSLETTER issue no. 200 (Year VIII), 29 APRIL 2017

Tuesday 23 May 2017

Anti-war essays, poems, short stories and literary excerpts

Source: Anti War Literary and Philosophical Selections “To those of us who still retain an irreconcilable animus against war….” Whatever sickening justification may be advanced. David Peterson /Chicago, USA Links to hundreds of writings against […]

Tuesday 23 May 2017

New Bilingual Publication: My Realm; Poems and Photos by Women

NEW Armanshahr Bilingual Publication: My Realm; Poems and Photos by Women, Editors: Guissou Jahangiri & Rooholamin Amini, Photographers: Elaha Sahel, Masumeh Jafari, Mahshid Rasti

Tuesday 14 February 2017

THE MILLENNIALS OF AFGHANISTAN HAVE NEVER KNOWN A WORLD WITHOUT WAR. SO WHY ARE THESE KIDS SO HOPEFUL?

Many millennials in Afghanistan are extraordinarily resilient, even hopeful. “The future of Afghanistan is going to be very bright,” says Zhala Sarmast, 17, a member of groundbreaking women’s cycling group that biked across the country to promote female independence.

Friday 10 February 2017

NEW BOOK: Simorgh; The Thirty Wise Birds

Simorgh : the Thirty Wise Birds presents 20 photographs of 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner, Massoud Hossaini (AFP) & an anthology of poems translated into English from among 1,000 works, verse & prose promoting peace and rejecting war from Afghanistan, Iran & Tajikistan.

Tuesday 12 April 2016