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Domestic Violence in Afghanistan: At least 4 women killed in Past week

Written By: Hakim Bigzaad At least four women lost their lives in the past week as a result of domestic violence in several provinces of...

UNESCO: girls’ education ban hinders Afghanistan’s progress

As the new academic year begins in Afghanistan, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) states that 1.4 million girls above the...

At the beginning academic year, girls in Afghanistan await school reopening

Written By: Hakim Bigzaad As the 1403 academic year starts in the country, female students beyond the sixth grade are asking the Taliban administration to...

International organizations express concern over mental health crisis for Afghan women

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) have labeled the mental health of women...

Amnesty International urges Taliban: Stop excuses, open girls’ schools

The International Amnesty Organization, simultaneous with the start of schools, stated that Afghan girls demand the immediate reopening of all girls' schools. The International Amnesty...

Afghan woman’s jam and pickle workshop employs 50 women

Written By: Zahra Rashidi People's tables in Afghanistan are almost always decorated with containers of jam and pickles. There is a high demand for these...

Fugitive Afghan president condemns education bans as “torturous” in Nowruz message

The fugitive President of Afghanistan, in his Nowruz message from the United Arab Emirates, referred to the continued deprivation of girls from education as...

UN urges reopening of girls’ schools as new academic year begins

As the new academic year begins, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) is calling on the Taliban to allow girls to attend...

US State Dept: Education of Afghan girls a priority in Washington’s policies

At the same time that the new solar year and the new academic year commence in Afghanistan, the United States Department of State expresses...

Shazia trains over 3,000 Afghan women in Agriculture: UN

The United Nations Coordination Office for Humanitarian Assistance in Afghanistan has recounted the story of a woman who works as an agricultural trainer in...

Karzai calls for reopening schools and universities for girls in Afghanistan

On the eve of the new academic year in Afghanistan, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai once again called for reopening schools and universities for...

Pashtana Durrani receives ‘Outstanding Woman’ award from Economic Forum

Written By: Tabasum Nasiry The Economic Forum for Women announced that Pashtana Durrani, the head of the Learn organization, has received the "Outstanding Woman" award...

40 nations endorse Afghan women support statement in Geneva

Nasir Ahmad Andisha, Afghanistan's representative in Geneva, announced that forty countries worldwide have endorsed a statement prepared by his office regarding support for Afghan...

UNAMA Mission extended in Afghanistan with emphasis on women’s rights support

Written By: Hakim Bigzaad Following the extension of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) by the UN Security Council, several human rights and...

Amnesty International urges UNAMA to prioritize women’s rights in Afghanistan

Following the extension of UNAMA's mission in Afghanistan by the United Nations Security Council, Amnesty International has welcomed the one-year extension and urged the...

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