Zarghuna Kargar is an award-winning journalist for BBC World News, based in London. She produced and presented the BBC Afghan Woman's hour and is the author of Dear Zari, The Secret Lives of Women in Afghanistan (2012), a book that reveals the secret lives of women across Afghanistan and allows them to tell their stories in their own words. She has dedicated most of her journalistic career to working for and with Afghan women, reporting and writing their stories. She also wrote Amina’s story, in 2013’s Girl Rising documentary. She speaks Pashto, Dari, English, and Urdu.