300 million people celebrate Nowruz worldwide. In Afghanistan, celebrations usually last around two weeks, culminating on the first day of the Afghan New Year. Find out more about what the festival is, and how it is celebrated.
From challenge comes change: to celebrate International Women's Day 2021, #ChooseToChallenge with Afghanaid. Take on 16.9 miles from the 3rd-9th March to raise funds and help create a more equal future for women in Afghanistan.
To celebrate this year's International Women's Day, from 6:00pm-7:00pm GMT on Monday 8th March, the next instalment in our Conversations with Afghanaid series will feature some of the trailblazing women paving the way for a more equal future in Afghanistan.