Jawed Nader is a Scientia PhD Candidate at UNSW Sydney since 2019, where he researches the impact of social media on societies in conflict. Previously he worked with the Government of Afghanistan and civil society organisations in Afghanistan and the UK. He served as Director of the Afghanistan Land Authority (2009–11) and the Director of the British & Irish Agencies Afghanistan Group (2012–19).
Afghanistan: When a song is not just a song
A move to prohibit girls singing was met with a big backlash on social media – a sign of the times, old and new.