Transforming Media, Transforming Women Shakeela Abrahimkhil

2013 Oslo Freedom Forum
May 14, 2013

Afghan journalist Shakeela Abrahimkhil describes life in war-torn Afghanistan and the toll the violence has taken on Afghan women. She discusses the lack of rights and freedoms for women in Afghanistan, as well as the social and cultural challenges they still face. Abrahimkhil harnesses the power of media to expose these issues and implores the international community to come to the aid of Afghanistan and help guarantee the basic rights of its people.