The First Female Rapper in Afghanistan

Afghanistan's first female rapper: 'If I stay silent, nothing will change' She’s been threatened with rape and was beaten in the street, but Paradise Sorouri refuses to stop singing about the horrific injustices inflicted upon Afghan women. by by

All-Female Orchestra In Afghanistan Fights The Taliban With Music

"The formation of the girls’ orchestra was the best response to extremists," said Ahmad Naser Sarmas, a musicologist who helped found the National Institute for Music in 2010.   by by