July 5, 2012
Would you risk your life for poetry? Pulitzer center grantee Eliza Griswold says many Afghan women do, for the sake of landai poems that give voice to the many challenges they face.
July 3, 2012 /
Haunting portraits of the practitioners of Landai, two-line Pashtun poems that serve as a mode of public dissent for many Afghanistan women.
June 7, 2012 /
In Afghanistan, poems called landai express love and grief in two lines. For many Afghan women, these poems are a powerful form of protest.
April 28, 2012 /
Afghan entrepreneurs are taking advantage of new technology, including audio editions, to bring books to a market that faces the challenge of 28 percent illiteracy.
April 27, 2012 /
The New York Times
Afghan women are writing poetry of love, war, exile, grief and Afghan independence with ferocity. By writing it they are also risking their lives.
April 27, 2012 /
Pulitzer Center grantees Eliza Griswold and Seamus Murphy visit a Sufi mosque and experience snow—and a traffic jam—in Kabul, Afghanistan.
April 27, 2012
Anonymous and spoken, landai, two-line Pashtun poems, have served for centuries as a means of self-expression for women. Today they are an important vehicle of public dissent.
April 20, 2012
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting on United Arab Emirates' renewable energy investment, Afghanistan, the LRA and our new iPad book project on South Sudan.
April 19, 2012 /
A new e-book published by Foreign Policy in collaboration with the Pulitzer Center details reporter Anna Badkhen's experience in Afghanistan during the war, embedded with the Afghan people.
April 13, 2012
Hundreds hear from Jon Sawyer and Cynthia Gorney at Wake Forest University community event focused on child marriage.