A still from Afghan Hero Girl. The video game is the highest-profile success so far of the Code to Inspire after-school programme in Afghanistan, which teaches young women tech skills and how to create games and apps.

Afghan women coders inspiring girls to smash obstacles in patriarchal Afghanistan

  • The young women are part of a programme teaching them how to create games and apps to help boost female representation in the gaming industry
  • ‘Afghan Hero Girl’, the highest-profile success so far, is a phone game where a princess in a green veil must defeat a wizard and rescue her family
Topic |   Gender equality
A still from Afghan Hero Girl. The video game is the highest-profile success so far of the Code to Inspire after-school programme in Afghanistan, which teaches young women tech skills and how to create games and apps.
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