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  1. AFGHANISTAN: Karzai: A Legacy of Failure on Afghan Women's Rights?

    As the departure of the international security forces approaches, each day turns every bit of hope into desperation f

    Wednesday, August 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 049
  2. AFGHANISTAN: New Worries About Women's Rights and Ethnic Tensions Emerge in Afghanistan

    Events this week that raised questions on women's rights and ethnic tensions have added to long-term concerns about A

    Tuesday, June 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 142
  3. AFGHANISTAN: Open Letter to Obama, Karzai, Urges Women's Inclusion in Afghanistan Talks

    Amnesty International issued an open letter to President Barack Obama and Afghan President Hamid Karzai at their &quo

    Monday, May 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 066
  4. AFGHANISTAN: Opinion: Don't Abandon Afghan Women

    As the United States convenes the NATO summit in Chicago this weekend, the fate of Afghanistan's women is on my mind.

    Friday, May 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 054
  5. AFGHANISTAN: In Afghanistan, Underground Girls School Defies Taliban Edict, Threats

    Every morning in this mountain village in eastern Afghanistan, four dozen girls sneak through a square opening in a m

    Tuesday, April 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 027
  6. USA: Our Commitment to Afghan Women

    Over the course of a decade and through the administrations of two presidents of different political parties, the Uni

    Tuesday, April 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 959
  7. AFGHANISTAN: Sahar Gul Afghanistan Torture Case Highlights Problems and Progress of Country's Women

    Just 15 years old, Sahar Gul has become the bruised and bloodied face of women's rights in Afghanistan.

    Wednesday, January 4, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 642
  8. Afghanistan: Women Still Jailed for 'Moral Crimes'

    Many Afghan women find themselves suffering from violence and abuse, with virtually no legal protection.

    Wednesday, December 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 516
  9. AFGHANISTAN: Taliban Peace Deal Threat to Women's Future

    The Taliban came once for Fawzia Koofi, and she knows they could come again.

    Thursday, December 1, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 493
  10. 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
  11. AFGHANISTAN: Maria Bashir: Afghanistan's Fearless Female Prosecutor

    In Afghanistan's Herat province, the chief prosecutor general has a difficult job.

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 583
  12. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Key to Strong Future

    The president of the Afghan Red Crescent Society heard many questions about her country from Nova Scotia students thi

    Friday, April 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 555
  13. U.S./AFGHANISTAN: Bush Institute Conference Focuses on Afghan Women

    Former first lady Laura Bush says women in Afghanistan are creating their own economic opportunities and that entrepr

    Wednesday, March 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 481
  14. UNITED STATES/AFGHANISTAN: A Continuing Struggle: Empowering Afghan Women

    The March 6 news article "

    Friday, March 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 404
  15. AFGHANISTAN: Reaching Afghanistan's Hidden War Widows in Helmand

    After decades of conflict in Afghanistan, there are almost two million widows leading secluded, poverty-stricken live

    Saturday, February 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 305
  16. AFGHANISTAN: In Broken Justice System, Women in Kabul Find their Legal Voice

    Sitting cross-legged on blue velour cushions on the living room floor, the women of the self-help brigade sip green t

    Thursday, February 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 283
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  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Take Seats in Parliament, Prepare for Road Ahead

    After several months of controversy and delays in the certification of election results, 249 members have now taken t

    Wednesday, February 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 285
  21. CANADA/AFGHANISTAN: Canada's post-2011 Role: Help Afghan Women

    Why should Canada bother helping Afghan women and girls when Canadian combat troops withdraw next year?

    Monday, January 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 866
  22. AFGHANISTAN: Female Power – the Role of Afghan Women in Counterinsurgency

    The Taliban movement is harassing, threatening and killing local women who are working as professionals for the Afgha

    Monday, November 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 616
  23. AFGHANISTAN: Karzai Promises Not to Sacrifice Women's Rights

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Sunday that he will not sacrifice women's rights in any peace deal with the Taliba

    Monday, August 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 948
  24. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan War Crimes Victims Lobby Against the Afghanistan Peace Jirga

    A coalition of Afghan war crimes victims is lobbying against the Afghanistan Peace Jirga and the Afghanistan governme

    Monday, June 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 282