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Trade interest among Northern Afghanistan’s women has risen amid humanitarian crisis

Officials from the economic department in Jawzjan province of Afghanistan have announced the opening of an exhibition of agricultural products and handicrafts aimed at...

Samanak is boiling, we are stirring it, others are asleep and we are playing

Written By: Zahra Rashidi Cooking Samanak brings us all together; we laugh, tell stories, and enjoy moments until morning. Ziba Gul, a woman from a remote...

3rd CDP-G Conference on Afghanistan in Turkey wraps up

The 3rd CDP-G National Dialogue Conference on Afghanistan concluded in Antalya, Turkey, drawing a diverse array of participants including political figures, activists, and journalists...

Salman Charity Foundation donates $1.1 million to healthcare in Central Afghanistan

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that the Salman Charity Foundation, led by the King of Saudi Arabia, donated $1.1 million for healthcare in...

Women’s exclusion costs Afghanistan millions: US Representative at UN

The US Deputy Representative to the UN said Washington works with Afghan women to help them fully participate in society. Robert Wood, speaking at the...

Graduation Ceremony held for 40 girls in health sciences in Bamyan

Written By: Hakim Bigzaad The Governor's office in Bamyan province celebrated the graduation of 40 girls from a two-year health sciences program, and Governor Abdullah...

Rina Amiri: Women’s full participation is non-negotiable

Rina Amiri, the Special Representative for Afghan Women's Affairs of the United States, highlighted March as "Women's History Month," emphasizing the crucial role of...

UN rights Chief stresses priority of women’s rights in Afghanistan engagement

In a recent declaration, Volker Türk, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, emphasized the importance of prioritizing women's and girls' rights in Afghanistan....

Leila Haidari wins Geuzen Holland Prize

Leila Haidari, the founder of the "Mother Camp" organization, has been honoured with the prestigious Geuzen Holland Prize, awarded annually to individuals or entities...

Employment opportunities for 170 Afghan women in Northern Afghanistan

Written By: Tabasum Nasiry Sangi Mah, a fifty-year-old woman in Jawzjan province, has created a wool weaving workshop, providing job opportunities for 170 other women...

EU provides $21 million aid amid dire humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan

The World Food Program recently announced a €21 million contribution from the European Union to the Afghanistan Humanitarian Fund. This office declared on Friday, March...

Afghanistan’s Benafsha Yaqoobi wins US woman of courage award

Benafsha Yaqoobi from Afghanistan is receiving an International Women of Courage award from the United States. The US Department of State announced Yaqoobi from Afghanistan...

Bennett Urges action against Afghanistan at ICJ for women’s rights

The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Afghanistan, Richard Bennet, Thursday, called on countries to initiate a case against Afghanistan...

Afghan girl embraces creativity: Art integral to Marwa’s life

Written By: Tabasum NasiryMarwa is one of thousands of girls who, despite possessing abundant creativity, have received less attention. She has infused her life...

Respect for Human Rights key to expanding engagement with Taliban: UN Special Rapporteur

The UN special rapporteur for Afghanistan on Thursday emphasized prioritizing human rights, particularly women's rights, in engagement with the Taliban. Richard Bennett painted a grim...

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