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Security Council Chief Urges Adding ‘Gender Apartheid’ to Human Rights Convention

The rotating President of the Security Council stated that the situation in Afghanistan is important to them. Vanessa Frazier, speaking at the General Assembly on...

WFP creates PayPal accounts for women receiving cash aid

The World Food Programme (WFP) has announced creating an online payment service or PayPal account for women reliant on cash assistance from international relief...

Establishment of women’s community center in Western Afghanistan

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says that to support; create a learning environment, and foster social interaction, they have established a...

Afghan education advocate launches campaign to fight illiteracy among marginalized children

Written By: Zahra Rashidi Wazir Khan, an education advocate who has dedicated himself to eradicating illiteracy in the country, has spent the past two years...

Unveiling Naroon: the resilient poet-painter thriving against all odds

Written By: Hakim Bigzaad Her name is Naroon, a girl who writes poetry and paints. She translates "Naroon" herself as "decisive," which is originally the...

UN warns of rising malnutrition among women and children in Afghanistan

Written By: Tabasum Nasiry The World Food Programme in Afghanistan emphasizes that the number of women suffering from malnutrition has increased, with 1.2 million women...

WFP: Over one million women in Afghanistan malnourished last year

The U.N. World Food Programme revealed that 1.2 million women in Afghanistan were malnourished last year, the organization announced on Thursday. Mona Sheikh, Head of...

International Human Rights Federation joins campaign to recognize ‘Gender Apartheid’

The International Federation for Human Rights, comprised of human rights defenders from across the globe, officially joined the campaign by adopting a resolution to...

Norwegian Charge d’affaires emphasizes reopening girls’ schools in Afghanistan

Written By: Mehdi Rezai The Norwegian representative in Kabul emphasized the reopening of girls' schools in the new academic year during meetings with Taliban officials...

Mother of five pursues lifelong dream of literacy in Kabul outskirts

Farzana, a 48-year-old woman living on the outskirts of Kabul, pursues her lifelong wish by going to the literacy center, where she hopes to...

Status of female entrepreneurs and working women in Ghazni amid restrictive policies

Women have always faced challenges in the realm of work and economic activities. Despite significant efforts to enter major financial sectors in traditional societies...

UN supports 40 Afghan women and girls in sewing

Written By: Hakim Bigzaad The United Nations Children's Fund in Afghanistan (UNICEF) says that with the financial support of the European Union, they have created...

Female journalists in Eastern Afghanistan persist despite economic hardships

Female journalists in local media in Nangarhar say that despite economic difficulties and recent changes making work conditions tougher, they continue working in the...

UN announces sewing education programs for women across Afghanistan

Written By: Tabasum Nasiry The World Food Program has launched sewing education programs across Afghanistan for women's self-sufficiency. The organization stated the purpose of these programs...

Female Journalists in Eastern Afghanistan are dealing with economic challenges

Local media outlets in Laghman province, located in Eastern Afghanistan, are struggling with significant economic challenges like those in other parts of the country....

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