NBC Left Field: Dog Groomer to the Stars Clips Her Way to Instagram Fame

Jess Rona started pet grooming as a side hustle while auditioning as an actress in Los Angeles. But as she unleashed her creativity and started posting slow-motion videos of dogs she groomed online, she quickly became "Instafamous" for turning scruffy pups into sleek canines.

Trailer: Laila At The Bridge

Self-titled 'badass' Laila Haidari fights to rescue heroin addicts in Afghanistan, a country plagued opium-fuelled corruption. A child marriage survivor, Laila continues to defy the violent and exploitative patriarchy.

For Sardar: The Afghan Journalist - Witness

Devastated by the murder of their best friend, Afghan journalist Esmat Kohsar and American reporter Courtney Body investigate the truth about what happened on the night of March 20, 2014.

Global Citizen: Maternal Health

BBC Our World - The Killing of Farkhunda

Al Jazeera English: Farewell Kabul

Al Jazeera English: Stranded in Kabul

Newsweek - Teens, then and now

Human Rights Watch: Media Under Attack

Norwegian Refugee Council: Female Shelter Experts Help the Most Vulnerable in Kabul

UNICEF: Refugee Stories | Fereshta's Story