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  1. 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
  2. AFGHANISTAN: International Development Committee publishes report on Afghanistan

    The Department for International Development (DFID) must do more to improve the lives of women in Afghanistan who con

    Thursday, October 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 575
  3. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Clerics Denounce Violence Against Women

    Afghan women's safety activists say a new partnership with religious leaders can help stop Taliban attacks on girls a

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 544
  4. AFGHANISTAN: Women Soldiers' Role in Afghan Frontline Villages Caught on Camera

    The decade-long war in Afghanistan has been the focus of countless books and exhibitions, but there is one view of th

    Friday, October 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 562
  5. AFGHANISTAN: Sisters in Arms: Young Afghan Activist Continues Malala's Fight

    The news that the Taliban gunned down a schoolgirl last week shocked the world, but not a young woman named Noorjahan

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 537
  6. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Woman's Beheading Latest In Alarming Trend

    In the latest incident, an 18-year-old identified only as Najibullah was arrested on October 13 in connection with th

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 540
  7. AFGHANISTAN: Crimes Against Women in Greater Numbers Than Reported: AG

    Mohammad Ishaq Aloko told TOLOnews that because most women in the remote areas of the country do not have access to o

    Thursday, October 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 576
  8. AFGHANISTAN: Don't Forget Us in Afghan Transition, Women Plead

    “We do not want to go back on our gains.

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 478
  9. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan War Getting Worse for Civilians, ICRC Says

    Outgoing head of the ICRC delegation in Afghanistan, Reto Stocker, a seven-year veteran of Afghan aid efforts, said a

    Monday, October 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 534
  10. AFGHANISTAN: If There's No Peace in Afghanistan, It's Women Who Will Suffer Most

    Tuesday's New York Times carried a fascinating article on its front page about the prospects for peace in Afghanistan

    Friday, October 5, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 485
  11. 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
  12. AFGHANISTAN: Violence Stalks Women Workers in Afghanistan

    With a severe limp and no control over her bladder — caused by the blade scraping her spinal cord — the 2

    Sunday, September 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 455
  13. AFGHANISTAN: Undercover Security: The Afghan Women Taking on the Taliban

    The centre is part refuge, part meeting place. She is part tutor and part mentor to her visitors.

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 465
  14. AFGHANISTAN: Despite deadly risks, Afghan girls take brave first step

    For many girls in Afghanistan, the simple act of walking to school can be a life-threatening journey.

    Wednesday, September 26, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 431
  15. 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
  16. AFGHANISTAN: Nato 'Killed Afghan Women' on Black Weekend

    The US-led International Security Assistance Force initially said an air strike targeted about 45 insurgents, but lat

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 379
  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: Afghan Women Speak: Enhancing Security and Human Rights in Afghanistan

    International efforts to assist women have produced mixed results: while Afghan women have won the right to participa

    Friday, September 7, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 686
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. AFGHANISTAN: As Nato Pullout Looms, Afghan Women Face Uncertain Future

    A few kilometres north of Kabul, a 22-year-old woman collapsed to the ground.

    Wednesday, July 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 245
  22. 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
  23. AFGHANISTAN: Taliban Execution of Afghan Woman Causes Outraged Activists to Mobilize

    In a grainy video that shocked viewers around the world, a young woman named Najiba shrouded in a gray shawl sits alo

    Wednesday, July 11, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 226
  24. AFGHANISTAN: Secretary of State Clinton: U.S. Continues to Stand By Afghan Women

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke out for the rights of Afghan women during a global forum on the war-torn cou

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 217
  25. Danish Implementation of 1325 in Afghanistan

    The Danish Section of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom request to the Danish government - as bellig

    Friday, July 6, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 647
  26. 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
  27. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Rape Case Turns Focus on Local Police

    The policeman spoke with calm and assurance as he insisted that he could not have raped the teenage daughter of a loc

    Wednesday, June 27, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 183
  28. 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
  29. AFGHANISTAN: Sakena Yacoobi's Courage and the Future of Afghan Women

    It's good to have heroes.

    Friday, June 8, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 174
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. AFGHANISTAN: Extremists Poisoned Schoolgirls' Water, Officials Say

    Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- At least 140 Afghan schoolgirls and female teachers were admitted to a local hospital Tue

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 002
  39. 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
  40. AFGHANISTAN: OPINION: A Precarious Crossroads for Afghan Women

    The once remarkable gains in protecting and promoting equality between women and men in Afghanistan are now facing th

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 980
  41. AFGHANISTAN: OPINION: 'Women First' Should Be the U.S. Afghanistan Policy

    The United States has not had an easy couple of months in Afghanistan.

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 993
  42. 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
  43. AFGHANISTAN: Jail May Await Afghan Women Fleeing Abuse, Rape

    For Afghan women, the act of fleeing domestic abuse, forced prostitution or even being stabbed repeatedly with a scre

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 949
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. AFGHANISTAN: Women Entrepreneuers for Peace in Afghanistan

    As Afghan-U.S.

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 920
  47. 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
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