We’re trying to get a more accurate picture of how many people have been shot by offenders illegally possessing firearms.
By law, domestic abusers are banned from owning guns. But too often, those laws aren’t enforced, and the consequences can be deadly.
As recently as the 1990s, women made up 40 percent of doctors, 70 percent of school teachers and 50 percent of government workers in Afghanistan. So what happened?
In Afghanistan, thousands of young women have been imprisoned for so-called moral crimes – including running away from unlawful forced marriages or marrying against a father’s wishes. This is one woman’s story.