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Charlie Faulkner


Charlie Faulkner is a freelance journalist based in Afghanistan. She has previously lived and reported from Turkey and Jordan. Her work focuses on migration, economics, conflict, human rights, gender issues and culture.

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There are just a handful of animal welfare projects in Afghanistan which makes the work they do absolutely vital. But these organisations say their futures are in jeopardy amid a rapidly deteriorating security situation across the country. 

23 July, 2021

In-depth: Thousands of families are escaping the Taliban's march across northern Afghanistan, with some government forces fleeing to neighbouring countries as the militants advance.

12 July, 2021

In-depth: Amid the withdrawal of foreign forces, a surge in violence across Afghanistan's provinces has left many fearful that the country could further fragment.

08 June, 2021

Following the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, women in Afghanistan, who already had a tough time getting their businesses off the ground, are now finding recovery even harder.

09 February, 2021

Displaced Syrian academics are struggling to continue their careers after being forcibly uprooted by war, with many separated from their families for years and lacking institutional support.

19 March, 2020

Feature: Imbala was opened at the beginning of last year by a handful of activists with the aim of creating a communal space for co-resistance against the Israeli occupation.

30 August, 2019

Feature: Turkish women in Soma are transforming themselves from housewives to businesswomen and earning a living for the first time in their lives, writes Charlie Faulkner.

12 July, 2018

Feature: Benjamin Ladraa's 5,000km walk from Sweden to Palestine aims to raise awareness about Israeli violations in the occupied territories. We meet the activist as he crosses Istanbul's Bosphorus Bridge.

10 April, 2018

Feature: The consumer discontent with Istanbul's taxicabs following a surge of customers switching to 'better' Uber services may be the shake-up the market needs, writes Charlie Faulkner.

24 March, 2018

Thousands of women from around the globe have gathered on the Turkish border in a united call for the release of all women subjected to brutal conditions in Syria’s jails.

13 March, 2018