This groundbreaking news station in Afghanistan is for women, by women


A new network in Kabul is giving Afghan women a platform to express the ideas and news that matter to them most.

Zan TV — which translates to “Women’s TV” — is the first of its kind in the country, with an essential focus on female empowerment. All of the station’s broadcasters and producers are women, who will report news that interests and impacts women. The first broadcast aired on May 21.

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Zan TV hopes to be a space for women in a media industry that often overlooks women’s stories, perspectives, and interests. The channel plans to cover a wide variety of topics, from news to entertainment to religion.  Read more…

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