Feature

Humans of Aghanistan: Seeing Past the Stereotypes

Humans of Aghanistan: Seeing Past the Stereotypes

Afghanistan is often portrayed as a war-torn country which only knows destruction, poverty and human rights abuses.

Yet, in an effort to break the stereotype surrounding Afghanistan and its people, Humans of Kabul, inspired by Humans of New York, created an eye-opening short video. The video took two years to make and was filmed in multiple provinces of Afghanistan.

afgh
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” “A journalist. Like my mom.” (Via Humans of Kabul)

According to the video’s creators, the video is intended to “open a window into the lives of the beautiful people of Kabul, for those who will never make it here themselves.”

Watch it above and check out Humans of Kabul on Facebook for an insider’s perspective of a country whose mention on the news is never uplifting.

Arab League Approves Formation of Joint Arab Military Force
'Tree Massacre' At One Of Egypt's Oldest Parks Sparks Protests

Subscribe to our newsletter


Feature
@egyptianstreets

Quick clicks. Making it lighter.

More in Feature

Vloggers Go on Adventures to Explore the Beauty of Egypt

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 18, 2018

‘Brush and Colours’ Exhibition: More than Chocolates and Roses on Valentine’s Day

Noura ShiblFebruary 16, 2018

Egyptian and Migrant Children Join Together to Fight Discrimination, Promote Friendship

Toqa EzzidinFebruary 9, 2018

Is US Aid to Egypt Really Under Threat?

East West ChitchatFebruary 8, 2018

The Role of Egyptian Men in Ending Female Genital Mutilation

Salma Abou HusseinFebruary 7, 2018

Egyptian Designer Reimagines Tokyo’s Public Transportation System Yamanote Line

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 7, 2018

Meet the 3 Egyptian Startups that Will Help You Find a Job

Nayrouz TalaatFebruary 6, 2018

Review: Giza Zoo Might be the Worst Zoo in the World

Egyptian StreetsFebruary 1, 2018
Egyptian Streets is an independent, young, and grass roots news media organization aimed at providing readers with an alternate depiction of events that occur on Egyptian and Middle Eastern streets, and to establish an engaging social platform for readers to discover and discuss the various issues that impact the region.

© 2017 Egyptian Streets. All Rights Reserved.