Malali Bashir is a journalist and video producer with RFE/RL’s Afghan Service, known locally as Radio Azadi. Bashir, who is from Kabul, reports on a range of topics related to Afghanistan, often with a women’s rights perspective. She is also the founder of a Facebook group exclusively for Afghan women. Along with her work at RFE/RL, Bashir has written for BBC Pashto, Foreign Policy, and The Daily Times, and she has edited Afghan magazines. Prior to her journalistic work, Malali was a Fulbright scholar at Brandeis University, Massachusetts.