A young girl from Afghanistan escaped being forced into marrying a man when she was 14 years old — by writing a rap song about it. The young rapper is now living and going to school in the US, and she’s still making music about social justice in Afghanistan.
Outside of Russia, the narrative around Malaysia Airlines flight 17 has become fairly accepted — with Russia taking much of the blame. Inside Russia, however, the media is selling the Kremlin's line and saying Western countries are the ones hiding the facts.
17-year old Malala Yousafzai was herself a victim of terrorism, when a Taliban hitman tried to kill her for supporting girls' education in Pakistan. Today, she met with Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan and relatives of the kidnapped girls to add her voice, and pressure, to the call of "bring back our girls."
The Taliban government in Afghanistan brought with it many restrictions, including a ban on taking photographs. That changed with the US invasion in 2001. A new documentary follows four Afghan photojournalists and their hopes and fears as the US prepares to leave the country.