More Resources for Women Against War’s Afghan Project Films, Books, Organizations



  • afghan 23Kelsey, Peggy.  Gathering Strength: Conversations with Afghan Women. Austin, TX: Pomegranate Grove Press, 2012
  • Chayes, Sarah.  The Punishment of Virtue: Inside Afghanistan after the Taliban.  New York, NY: Penguin Press, 2006
  • Jones, Ann. Kabul in Winter: Life without Peace in Afghanistan. New York, NY: Metropolitan, 2006
  • Coll, Steve. Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan and bin Laden from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001
  • Joya, Malalai with Derrick O’Keefe.  A Woman among Warlords: The Extraordinary Story of an Afghan Who Dared to Raise Her Voice. New York, NY: Scribner, 2009
  • Rashid, Ahmen. Descent into Chaos:  The United States and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia. New York, NY: Viking Penguin, 2008
  • Rashid, Ahmen. Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of America, Pakistan and Afghanistan. New York, NY: Viking Penguin, 2012
  • afghan 26Steele, Jonathan.  Ghosts of Afghanistan: The Haunted Battleground. Berkley, CA: Counterpoint, 2011
  • Abirafeh, Lina. Gender and International Aid in Afghanistan: The Politics and Effects of Intervention. North Carolina: McFarland& Co., 2009
  • Easwaran, Eknath.  Nonviolent Soldier of Islam: Badshah Khan, A Man to Match His Mountains. Tomales, CA: Nilgiri Press, 1984
  • Loewen, Arley and Josette McMichael. Images of Afghanistan: Exploring Afghan Culture through Art and Literature. Oxford, UK: OxFord University Press, 2010
  • Aruz, Joan and Elisabeta Valiz Fino, eds. Afghanistan Forging Civilizations along the Silk Road. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2012