The nonprofit organization "Code to inspire" teaches Afghan women how to work with computers. This gives them a better chance of finding a job.
Although people worldwide have joined human rights advocates in condemning the harsh new laws, many social media comments from Muslim-majority Asian countries seemed to support the conservative interpretation of Islam.
Female business founders are still the exception to the rule in Europe's business landscape. Only 15.6% of the continent's startup founders are women. But there are enough examples that things are changing.
First shown in San Francisco, an exhibition taking a look at Islamic fashion has provoked strong reactions ahead of its opening in Frankfurt. "Contemporary Muslim Fashions" confronts stereotypes on both Islam and style.
As US and Taliban negotiators make progress in their talks on the issue of foreign troop withdrawal and counterterrorism, Germany is mulling over a strategy to continue its engagement with the war-torn nation.
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