What exactly is it about females fulfilling their potential in the workforce which provokes some communities to persecute their talented womenfolk, and to devastate the lives of their families and friends? Where specifically does this repression originate, and what sustains it as a cultural mindset?  Please discuss and debate. (Penstorm)

 

Afghanistan’s first woman pilot

Article by MARGHERITA STANCATI:

Niloofar Rahmani became Afghanistan’s first female fixed-wing pilot, hoping to live out her father’s dream and set an example for other women in her country who would like a role outside the home…

PHOTO: PAULA BRONSTEIN FOR WALL STREET JOURNAL