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  1. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Election: Run-off Vote Held Amid Violence

    Millions of Afghans have cast their votes in a presidential run-off to elect a successor to Hamid Karzai, who has bee

    Saturday, June 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 384
  2. AFGHANISTAN: For women of Afghanistan, Life is Better

    We awoke one morning in Kabul to the sound of not-too-distant explosions, marking the start to the fighting season.

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 361
  3. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Picks Woman for Senior Police Role

    Afghanistan has its first female police chief after appointing an officer with 25 years experience to head a district

    Wednesday, January 15, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 193
  4. AFGHANISTAN: UK Gives £18.5 Million to Lift Afghan Women's Poll Presence

    Britain will give £18.5 million to Afghanistan to help more Afghan women take part in the presidential election

    Tuesday, November 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 158
  5. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan's First Female Rapper Upbeat on Future

    In a country where women's' rights are still fiercely contested, Soosan Firooz has added a strong new voice to the de

    Tuesday, October 29, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 125
  6. 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
  7. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Woman Announced as a Winner of the 2013 N-Peace Awards

    Afghan women's rights advocate Masouda Karokhi was announced as one of the eight winners of the 2013 N-Peace Awards,

    Wednesday, July 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 028
  8. AFGHANISTAN: Women Professionals Form Body for Political Representation

    Women lawmakers, civil society members, media professionals, and government staff have formed a movement to back

    Thursday, April 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 903
  9. AFGHANISTAN: Women Should Have Equal Role in Elections: Unama

    The United Nation's office in Afghanistan on Thursday highlighted the importance of women's active participation in t

    Thursday, March 28, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 883
  10. AFGHANISTAN: Transparent Afghan Election Will Benefit Region: IEC

    A good presidential election will benefit not only Afghanistan's future but also the future of the region, the Indepe

    Tuesday, March 12, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 904
  11. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Female Governor Breaks New Ground

    Saira Shakeeb Sadat wants her district, Khwaja Dukoh, to change.

    Thursday, February 21, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 822
  12. USA: Casey Among U.S. Senators Meeting with Afghan Chief

    Democratic Sen.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 715
  13. AFGHANISTAN: Casey, Karzai Discuss Women's Rights

    Democratic Senator Bob Casey and a handful of other senators met with Afghan President Hamid Karzai in Washington, D.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 737
  14. AFGHANISTAN: UN Calls For More Afghan Women Protection

    A new report released by the UN says Afghan women are still victims of abuse despite some success by authorities in p

    Wednesday, December 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 683
  15. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Woman Runs for President

    Preparations for the 2014 presidential elections are under way in Afghanistan, and this campaign appears likely to be

    Tuesday, October 2, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 483
  16. AFGHANISTAN: Human Rights Group Calls for End to Taliban Deals

    After conducting research in five main Afghan provinces – Kabul, Badakhshan, Nangarhar, Balkh, Herat – th

    Thursday, September 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 403
  17. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Sees New Political Parties Form

    The Afghan Ministry of Justice has registered 84 political parties since a new law took effect in September 2009, acc

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 394
  18. AFGHANISTAN: Struggling for Representation in the Peace Process

    Persistent discrimination has prohibited women from garnering a greater role in the design and implementation of the

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 348
  19. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Woman Parliamentarian Shares Dreams for New Nation

    “This is what I live for…,” Koofi writes.

    Tuesday, August 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 506
  20. CONFERENCE: Afghan Women Leaders Pledge Support to N-Peace Regional Network

    With the participation of scores of women leaders from various provinces of Afghanistan, the first National Dialogue

    Friday, July 20, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 665
  21. AFGHANISTAN: What Role Will Women Play in Upcoming Afghanistan Summit

    When rich countries like the U.S., Japan, and NATO nations get together periodically to discuss the future of develop

    Tuesday, July 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 191
  22. Women's Security and Transition in Afghanistan: Measuring the Success of Transition by Lasting Protections for Women's Security

    Afghan Women's Network formed by Afghan women in exile is an independent advocacy platform for Afghan women's human r

    Friday, June 8, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 608
  23. AFGHANISTAN: ISAF Highlights Afghan Women Leaders at Gender Integration Discussions

    International Security Assistance Force commander U.S. Marine Gen. John R.

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 091
  24. AFGHANISTAN: First Female Village Chief in Afghanistan Defies Gender Roles

    After being ridiculed by male villagers for wanting to occupy political office, Zarifa Qazizadah, the mother of 15 ch

    Tuesday, May 29, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 358
  25. AFGHANISTAN: Chicago's Other Summit: The Future of Afghanistan's Women

    Anchor Aaron Schachter talks with journalist Gayle Lemmon about a “shadow summit” on Afghanistan's women

    Monday, May 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 080
  26. AFGHANISTAN: At NATO Summit on Afghanistan, Few Women's Voices Heard

    With the US and NATO planning the departure of their forces from Afghanistan by December 2014, some Afghan women and

    Sunday, May 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 056
  27. AFGHANISTAN: Afghans March in Kabul to Demand Justice for Women

    Young Afghans braved fears of violence to join a rare march on parliament to demand justice for the women who have be

    Saturday, April 14, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 991
  28. 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
  29. AFGHANISTAN: Women on Afghan Peace Council Complain of Being Sidelined

    KABUL: Women members of an Afghan government council charged with seeking reconciliation with the Taliban have been s

    Friday, March 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 914
  30. SOUTH ASIA: Female Politicians Detail Their Struggles

    Around the world, political power still comes with a price for women who seek it.

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 919
  31. AFGHANISTAN: Will Afghan Women's Rights Be Sacrificed For Talks With the Taliban?

    Rights groups are becoming increasingly concerned that the Afghan government is willing to surrender women's rights t

    Monday, March 12, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 890
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  34. SOUTH ASIA: Global activists against child marriage garner support in S. Asia

    Scores of South Asian charities struggling to curb high child-marriage rates are backing a global movement spearheade

    Friday, February 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 816
  35. AFGHANISTAN: Police Survey 2011

    Tuesday, January 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 728
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  37. 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
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  39. AFGHANISTAN: No Woman No Country

    Afghan women want peace, but not at the cost of losing all they have gained in the last 10 years.

    Friday, December 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 559
  40. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Conference must make Clear Declaration on Women''s Rights

    Leaders attending the Bonn Conference on the future of Afghanistan must make an explicit declaration that women's rig

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 490
  41. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women See An Opportunity At Bonn

    On December 5, the international community will gather with Afghan leaders in Bonn, Germany's picturesque Cold War-er

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 491
  42. AFGHANISTAN: Support Afghan Women

    IMPORTANT talks are coming up where discussions about the peace of Afghanistan will take place.

    Wednesday, November 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 476
  43. AFGHANISTAN: Key Conference Sidelining Women

    Afghan women activists are at risk of being sidelined at a key international conference on Afghanistan's future sched

    Friday, November 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 403
  44. AFGHANISTAN: Documentary lifts veil on Afghan womens' fight for peace

    Before US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton left the podium at the International Conference on Afghanistan in London

    Wednesday, November 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 389
  45. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Woman Have the Right to be Involved in Creating Afghanistan's Future

    Eleven years since its adoption, once again, the international community will be debating progress towards implementi

    Wednesday, November 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 392
  46. AFGHANISTAN: Towards Bonn and Beyond

    Despite many positive advancements in Afghan women's lives over the past ten years, progress remains fragile and at t

    Friday, October 21, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 515
  47. AFGHANISTAN: Women of the World Unite!

    In its statement to the world, the Norwegian Nobel Committee honored women warriors battling for peace and said it ho

    Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 309
  48. A Place at the Table: Safeguarding Women's Rights in Afghanistan

    Tuesday, October 11, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 498
  49. AFGHANISTAN: Looming Threat to Afghan Women's Rights

    Following the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan, Afghan women emerged as a high-profile focus of U.S. policy.

    Friday, October 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 301
  50. AFGHANISTAN: Can the Spread of Women's Rights Ever be Accompanied by War?

    The 10th anniversary of the invasion of Afghanistan falls in the first week of October, but it will attract a fractio

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 287

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