Fariba Nawa is an Istanbul-based journalist, speaker and author of "Opium Nation: Child Brides, Drug Lords and One Woman's Journey through Afghanistan."
Fariba Nawa is a journalist, speaker and author. She reports on various issues, including immigrant communities, human rights and the global drug trade. Her work has been published in numerous publications, including Women in the World/New York Times, Newsweek, The Atlantic, Foreign Affairs, Daily Beast, Sunday Times Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle and Mother Jones. She's the author of Opium Nation: Child Brides, Drug Lords and One Woman's Journey through Afghanistan, a mix of memoir and reportage focused on women's roles in the world's biggest narcotics business.