Our Journalists

IWPR-trained journalist

I was born in Qalat City in December 1977 into an open-minded and largely educated family. My father went through higher education in electrical and technical subjects and runs a workshop for the ministry of education. I have one brother.

IWPR-trained journalist

I was born on January 4, 1988, in the Nad Ali district of Helmand province in Afghanistan. My father worked for the government for about 45 years. My family were educated and some members went to Russia for their higher education.

IWPR-trained reporter

I was born on April 4, 1978 in Dehdadi district of Balkh province into a middle- class family. My father sent me to the local high school, Shahid Balkhi, in 2005 despite his own financial problems because he was keen that other members of his family should be given chances he never had. I had left school in 1996 with average grades.

IWPR trainee

I was born in the village of Seyawoshan, Gozara District, in Herat province in 1979, and grew up in a cultured family. I now live in Herat city.