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Headlines (last 30 days)
- DFID: More than five million Afghans will receive emergency life-saving UK aid. 17 Jun 2019
- UNICEF: Afghanistan sees three-fold increase in attacks on schools in one year – UNICEF. 28 May 2019
- UN News: About 600,000 Afghan children face death from malnutrition without emergency funds. 24 May 2019
- IOM: A third of Afghans have migrated or been displaced since 2012: IOM. 21 May 2019
Most read reports
- OCHA: Afghanistan: Snapshot of Population Movements (Jan to May 2019)(As of 17 June 2019). 18 Jun 2019
- DFID: Over five million Afghans to receive emergency life-saving UK aid. 17 Jun 2019
- UN GA: The situation in Afghanistan and its implications for international peace and security - Report of the Secretary General (A/73/902–S/2019/493). 18 Jun 2019
- USAID: Catalyzing Afghan Agricultural Innovation, May 2018 - May 2023. 17 Jun 2019
- USAID: Grain Research and Innovation (GRAIN), March 2017 - September 2022. 17 Jun 2019
Women’s voices and contributions are critical for establishing lasting peace, organization’s leaders say.
Monday, January 11, 2016, Washington, DC – Afghan women negotiators must be included in all talks to negotiate a final peace agreement, Women for Women International said today, following international meetings to restart the Afghanistan peace process. During the talks between Afghanistan, Pakistan, China, and the United States, no women were present in the Afghan delegation.
Joint Effort Provides Opportunities for Economic Development in Local Neighborhoods
Women are set to make history on the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day by joining together on bridges across the world, and calling for urgent action in Afghanistan; described as 'one of the worst countries in the world to be a woman'.
Kabul - Afghanistan/Washington DC, August 10, 2010 - U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry announced a major new initiative today aimed and empowering and employing Afghan women. The partnership between Women for Women International and kate spade new york, will further integrate women into society in Afghanistan.
Washington DC - Arriving in Washington following a month-long tour of Afghanistan, Women for Women International's Afghanistan Country Director Sweeta Noori testified on Capitol Hill last week, urging Members of Congress not to forget Afghan women as they shape U.S. policy in the region.
Calling for investment in women's rights, education and economic empowerment, Noori briefed Members of Congress, their staff, media and the general public on the current situation of Afghan women, which she characterized as dismal.
Amplifying the Voices of Women in Afghanistan
For centuries, women in Afghanistan have been used as a battleground, their symbolic and cultural value wielded as weapons by all groups and individuals forming and shaping the state, from early modernising agendas, to constitutional reforms to political rallying points. Yet their voices and opinions have been consistently ignored or suppressed.