Afghanistan's Hidden Heroes
Terry Glavin, supported by the Canada-Afghanistan Solidarity Committee and the Funders Network for Afghan Women, visits Afghanistan to write stories about human rights activists, young lawyers, women building alliances of entrepreneurs, teachers, soccer players, anti-poverty activists and other unsung heroes trying to piece society together after 30 years of war.
In This Series
Terry Glavin on his effort to chronicle a war-wracked nation's rebuilders.
Every month in Afghanistan another 60 are killed or wounded by mines. She cares for the survivors.
After decades of war, much of the old city of Kabul has been reduced to rubble. This architect is helping bring it back to life.
Can sharia law be reconciled with international human rights law? This legal activist is working on it.
In a nation where two million children are without parents, she found her calling.
They dared to do what Canadian girls can do every day: kick a ball and strive to be great.
Where two out of three suffer post-traumatic stress, the need for her therapy never ends.
At 21, Baktash Muqim accepts the risks. In Afghanistan, professional reporters are under constant threat.
Shamsia Sharifi opened a secret school, until two teachers were caught and jailed by Taliban.
Meet Mah Jan, Sharifa, Mahbooba and Marzia. In post-Taliban Afghanistan, they're proving the liberating power of microfinance.
Majabeen, an orphan teen in Kabul, has a plan. Study medicine here, then 'come back and support my Afghan people.' Last of a series.