Dari Publications

I worked for the broadcast media in Afghanistan and while I composed news stories in Dari that I read over the air, they were not published because the station did not have a website at that time.

June 24, 2014: The Candidates Must Respect the People’s Votes
Requested and Published by the Newspaper 8am
Kabul, Afghanistan

English Publications

March 17, 2014: Making Real the Right to Education for Afghan Women and Girls
Requested and Published by the Feminist Majority Foundation Shoulder-to-Shoulder Project
Washington, DC

December 13, 2013: YARI: What will happen to Afghan women?
An open letter to President Obama on the state of Afghan women
Cavalier Daily, University of Virginia Newspaper
Charlottesville, Va

Requested and Published by the Feminist Majority Foundation Blog
Washington, DC

August 8, 2013: Sorting Through The Chaos: One-Third of Teens Are In An Abusive Relationship. What Now?

July 23, 2013: New All-Women Jirga in Pakistan Takes Steps Toward Equality

Requested and Published by Forum, Piedmont Virginia Community College
Charlottesville, Va
Access to these articles at http://www.piedmontforum.com/author/gaisu-yari

February 11, 2013: Controversial novel banned in Afghanistan

December 28, 2012: PVCC works toward ‘Achieve 2015′ goals

November 26, 2012: PVCC offers “Women in Politics” class

October 24, 2012: Social media strong activism tool in Afghanistan

October 19, 2012: Admissions and Advising Center to add transfer events


In spring 2011, I won a poetry contest, sponsored by the Northern Virginia Community College/NOVA, for my submission “I think it is Fall,” which was published in NOVA’s Student Journal.

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