Afghan Women Need to Lead the Decision-Making Processes that Will Affect Their Futures

In a letter to United Nations (UN) agencies and member states, Feminist Action for Afghanistan, a global coalition of feminist women’s rights organizations, and Afghan women leaders condemns a growing pattern of exclusion of Afghan women from key mechanisms to address Afghanistan’s humanitarian crisis. In advance of next week’s recognition of the anniversary of the UN Security Council Resolution on Women, Peace and Security (UNSCR 1325), the coalition is calling for governments and UN agencies to ensure that Afghan women’s representatives are involved at all stages of negotiations on economic support, trade, security and governance in Afghanistan.

Read our open letter!