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  1. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Has 'Long Way To Go' in Protecting Women From Violence

    There is a long way to go before the rights of Afghan women are fully protected, says a United Nations report release

    Wednesday, November 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 444
  2. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women's Rights 'Under Threat'

    Women's rights in Afghanistan are once again under threat after 10 years of progress, two leading British aid agencie

    Monday, October 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 270
  3. AFGHANISTAN: What Went Wrong for Afghanistan's Women?

    Women's rights have been central to the war in Afghanistan.

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 229
  4. AFGHANISTAN: Women and Reconciliation: What are the Concerns?

    Peace is not made with friends, it is made with enemies.

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 209
  5. AFGHANISTAN: Urgent Need to Tackle Human Trafficking

    Afghanistan should develop mechanisms to raise awareness about the dangers of human trafficking, support victims and

    Monday, July 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 125
  6. AFGHANISTAN: What is the Future for Women in Afghanistan?

    The news about Afghanistan hasn't been good lately: a recent report from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee baldl

    Friday, July 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 075
  7. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan's Women are at the Sharp End of War

    Afghan women face a bleak future unless women's rights are included as a non-negotiable element of any future politic

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 063
  8. Report: Girls/Women`s Challanges in Afghanistan

    In 2001, after the fall of the Taliban regime, reconstruction of political and economical structures began in Afghani

    Wednesday, July 6, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 461
  9. AFGHANISTAN: Afghani Women Still Lacking Equal Voice

    Afghanistan's women are among the most oppressed in the world.

    Monday, June 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 926
  10. AFGHANISTAN: Open Letter from the Women of Afghanistan

    Afghan Women's Network once again raises serious concerns on the increased instances of violence against children and

    Thursday, June 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 902
  11. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Works to Stop Children Serving as Police

    Afghanistan is making progress weeding out children from its police forces but is only starting to tackle persistent

    Thursday, June 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 904
  12. AFGHANISTAN: Kandahar Women Risk Paying the Ultimate Price in Pursuit of Higher Learning

    The Canadian-funded textbooks and computers aren't overly expensive — certainly not compared to the price Afgha

    Sunday, May 29, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 845
  13. AFGHANISTAN: Taliban Kill Head of Afghan Girls' School

    Taliban gunmen have killed the headteacher of a girls' school near the Afghan capital after he ignored warnings to st

    Wednesday, May 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 820
  14. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women After Osama's Death

    After the US killing of Osama bin Laden on May 1, the organization Women for Afghan Women reported an eerie quiet in

    Friday, May 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 790
  15. AFGHANISTAN: The Afghan Desert Community Where Women are Hidden Away and Child Brides Sold for $20,000

    It is the malaria season in Khan Neshin, the wild south of Helmand, just 50 miles from the border with Pakistan.

    Thursday, May 19, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 784
  16. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Official: Talks with Taliban Will Not be at Expense of Women

    As Afghanistan looks to a future without U.S.

    Wednesday, May 18, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 783
  17. AFGHANISTAN: Rights Abuses by Afghan Forces Grow: Oxfam

    Foreign troops must do more to prevent growing rights abuses by Afghan forces including killings and child sex abuse

    Monday, May 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 725
  18. AFGHANISTAN: Virginity-Related Penalties

    The penalties that Afghan women suffer whenever allegations of pre-marital sex and loss of virginity emerge, includin

    Tuesday, April 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 647
  19. Afghan Women and the United Nations

    UN Women working for Afghan women.

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 377
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  21. Afghanistan Annual Report on the Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict

    The human cost of the armed conflict in Afghanistan grew in 2010.

    Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 337
  22. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women's Shelter Advocates Call for International Solidarity

    This morning, leading women's rights activists reiterated their position that the Afghan government's impending takeo

    Thursday, February 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 249
  23. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women's Leaders Fight Proposed Shelter Regulation

    Afghan women's leaders announced at a press conference this morning in Kabul that they will fight the proposed regula

    Thursday, February 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 263
  24. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan State Seeks Control Over Abused Women

    Afghanistan's government is considering taking over the running of women's shelters, subjecting victims of domestic a

    Thursday, February 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 199
  25. AFGHANISTAN: Violence Against Afghan Women hit Record

    More than 4,000 incidents of violence against women have happened in nine months last year in Afghanistan, a senior o

    Thursday, February 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 160
  26. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Girl Raped, Killed by US Troops

    The daughter of an Afghan politician has reportedly died of her injuries after being raped by American soldiers stati

    Thursday, January 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 000
  27. AFGHANISTAN/SOMALIA/DRC: President's Corner - Violence Against Women, It's also a Men's Problem

    In many of the conflicts of the last decades – from Afghanistan to Somalia, from the Balkans to the Democratic

    Friday, December 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 938
  28. Harmful Traditional Practices and Implementation of the Law on Elimination of Violence against Women in Afghanistan

    Widespread harmful traditional practices – child marriage, giving away girls for dispute resolution, forced iso

    Thursday, December 9, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 088
  29. AFGHANISTAN: Veiled Rebellion

    Twenty-five years ago an Afghan girl with green eyes haunted the cover of National Geographic.

    Thursday, December 2, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 730
  30. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Election Threatened by Violence, Says Watchdog

    Taliban violence and intimidation are threatening Afghanistan's parliamentary elections as the government fails to pr

    Thursday, September 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 064
  31. AFGHANISTAN: Obama Must Not Let Taliban rule over Afghan Women Again

    In mid-August in the northern Afghanistan province of Kunduz, the Taliban carried out a horrific sentence against two

    Wednesday, September 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 150
  32. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women 'Depend' on Foreign Troops

    Pulling Western troops out of Afghanistan will condemn mothers and children to suffer, a leading Afghan women's advoc

    Monday, August 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 955
  33. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Elections: Record Number of Women Stand for Parliament

    A record number of women are running in Afghanistan's critical parliamentary elections next month despite many being

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 898
  34. AFGHANISTAN: Mutilated Afghan Woman Begins Emotional, Physical Healing

    The story of the young Afghan woman whose nose and ears were hacked off by the Taliban has faded from the headlines,

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 940
  35. AFGHANISTAN: How Settling With the Taliban Puts Women at Risk

    "If you had to choose between saving a girl's life or enabling her to go to school, which would you do first?&qu

    Sunday, August 15, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 865
  36. AFGHANISTAN: Women Bearing the Brunt of the Conflict

    The photo of Bibi Aisha, a 19-year-old Afghan woman, on the cover of Time magazine last week is unforgettable.

    Saturday, August 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 823
  37. AFGHANISTAN: Attempted Suicide by Women, Girls on the Rise?

    Former Deputy Health Minister Faizullah Kakar recently completed a study (published in Dari) indicating that rising n

    Friday, August 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 767
  38. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women's Movements Deserve More From the West (Op-Ed)

    Time magazine's moving portrayal of the plight of Afghanistan's women is a tribute to their heroism and silent suffer

    Tuesday, August 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 759
  39. AFGHANISTAN: Women Who Push for Better Human Rights in Afghanistan Face Systematic Violence

    In Afghanistan, despite a pledge from the government to protect women's rights and promote gender equality, more than

    Monday, July 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 673
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  41. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Fear Price of Peace Deal

    Afghan women and girls fear they will pay the price for any deal to end the insurgency cut by President Hamid Karzai

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 532
  42. The Ten Dollar Talib and Women's Righs

    This report describes continuing abuses of women's righ

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 676
  43. AFGHANISTAN: Ranna Tareen

    Work outside the home in southe

    Monday, May 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 076
  44. AFGHANISTAN: 18-year-old Afghan Woman Slain in Campaign of Fear

    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan A gunman lying in wait shot and killed an 18-year-old woman as she left her job at a U.S.-based

    Wednesday, April 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 998
  45. AFGHANISTAN: Attack on Afghan Female Politician Highlights Growing Risk to Women

    The shooting of a female Afghan politician on Monday demonstrates the fragility of the modest gains made by Afghan wo

    Thursday, April 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 926
  46. AFGHANISTAN: Women's Rights Trampled Despite New Law

    As the world marks International Women's Day, ambivalence, impunity, weak law enforcement and corruption continue to

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 127
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  48. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Turning to Suicide in Greater Numbers: Report

    More Afghan women are choosing suicide to escape the violence and brutality of their daily lives, says a new human-ri

    Wednesday, January 6, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 645
  49. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Among 'Worst Off' In World

    Afghan women are among the worst off in the world, violence against them is "endemic" and Afghanistan's gov

    Monday, December 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 649
  50. AFGHANISTAN: Gov't and Donors Fail to Protect Women's Rights

    Attention over the past week has focused on United States President Barack Obama's decision to "surge" t

    Monday, December 7, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 650