June 14th, 2011
08:20 AM ET

Female Afghan journalist: 'I have no plans to stop'

Mina Habib is doing what would have been unthinkable during the Taliban era. She is one of the few working female Afghan journalists.

For Habib, journalism is a passion, but it also helps support her family. Her father is unemployed, and her mother is partially paralyzed by a stroke.

From Kabul, Habib talked to CNN's Asieh Namdar about the challenges for women in Afghanistan and the inspiration, fears and risks associated with being a female journalist. FULL POST

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Filed under: Women's issues
June 14th, 2011
08:00 AM ET

Civilian deaths in Afghanistan

May was the deadliest month for civilians in Afghanistan since 2007. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh reports from Kabul.

Filed under: Civilian deaths