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  1. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan's Success Will Be Measured By Women's Progress

    Inclusion of women in society indicates stability, and a stable Afghanistan will lead to greater international securi

    Tuesday, June 24, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 410
  2. 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
  3. AFGHANISTAN: Tackling Gender-Based Violence in Afghanistan

    Anar Gul, 16, wept as she waited outside the Afghan ministry of women's affairs in Kabul with her parents.

    Monday, June 9, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 377
  4. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women: the Kill List We Don't Talk About

    Osama bin Laden, Al-Zarqawi, Mullah Omar: we know these names because they were on a kill list, a targeted roster the

    Thursday, May 22, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 314
  5. 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
  6. KOSOVO & AFGHANISTAN: Efforts to Develop a Gender Perspective in NATO-Led Operations Get Mixed Review

    A searching independent review finds that NATO and its operational partners have made ‘significant progress' in

    Wednesday, October 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 120
  7. AFGHANISTAN: Woman Police Officer Survives Violent Assassination Attempt

    Only a few months ago following the killing of First Lieutenant Isla Bibi, her female police force replacement Second

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 078
  8. 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
  9. AFGHANISTAN: Jailing of Afghan Women Rises Sharply

    The number of women and girls jailed by Afghan authorities for "moral crimes" has risen by 50 percent in th

    Thursday, May 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 964
  10. AFGHANISTAN: Anger as Afghan MPs Halt Women's Bill Debate

    Islamic fundamentalist politicians in Afghanistan have stopped a debate on whether to give parliamentary approval to

    Sunday, May 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 954
  11. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Rape Victim 'Attacked Again By Government Workers Protecting Her'

    A teenage Afghan rape victim who secured a rare conviction of her attacker has said she was assaulted this month for

    Wednesday, January 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 823
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. AFGHANISTAN: Women Entrepreneuers for Peace in Afghanistan

    As Afghan-U.S.

    Monday, March 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 920
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. INTERNATIONAL/AFGHANISTAN: Why Women Matter in Peacebuilding

    On October 31, 2000, the UN Security Council (UNSC) unanimously passed resolution 1325.

    Tuesday, November 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 441
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan women risk most in peace talks: Oxfam

    Stakes are high for Afghanistan's women, who fear their rights could slip away in a quick-fix bargain for peace, acco

    Wednesday, October 5, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 282
  32. 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
  33. AFGHANISTAN: Ending the Afghanistan War with Women's Rights in Place

    By July, President Obama plans to decide how many troops to pull out of Afghanistan in the first initial US withdrawa

    Wednesday, June 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 945
  34. AFGHANISTAN: Don't Forget Afghanistan's Women

    As Canada prepares to pull out its military troops from Kandahar after a long and difficult run in southern Afghanist

    Saturday, June 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 915
  35. AFGHANISTAN: Hasty Troop Withdrawal Endangers Afghan Women

    When asking for Afghan women's opinion on whether there should be negotiations with the Taliban and foreign troop wit

    Friday, June 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 907
  36. 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
  37. 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
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  39. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Peace Campaign Kicks off with March in Kabul

    Dozens of women in the war-torn Afghan capital took part in a march for peace ahead of the traditional new year, call

    Thursday, March 17, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 444
  40. AFGHANISTAN: Untenable Situation for Civilians

    Decades of armed conflict, ongoing violence and high unemployment have left millions of men and women in Iraq struggl

    Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 438
  41. UNITED STATES/AFGHANISTAN: A Continuing Struggle: Empowering Afghan Women

    The March 6 news article "

    Friday, March 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 404
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. AFGHANISTAN: Sima Samar Calls Attention to Afghan Women in Crossfire

    Nine years after the overthrow of the Taliban, the women of Afghanistan continue to fight for basic human rights.

    Thursday, November 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 610
  45. AFGHANISTAN: Debate Heats Up Over How to Help Afghan Women ahead of Senate Meeting

    Championing the emancipation of Afghan women is emerging as a possible non-military, post-combat role for Canada as p

    Sunday, November 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 577
  46. AFGHANISTAN: Canada may Focus on Rights of Women in Afghanistan

    Championing the emancipation of Afghan women is emerging as a possible nonmilitary, post-combat role for Canada as po

    Sunday, November 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 593
  47. AFGHANISTAN: Women, Peace and Security in Afghanistan Focus of Tallinn Event

    More than 100 women and men gathered on 11 and 12 November 2010 in Tallinn, Estonia, to discuss the implications of U

    Thursday, November 11, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 573
  48. AFGHANISTAN: Art as Empowerment in Afghanistan

    Can art change the world? The people at Freedom to Create believe it can.

    Friday, October 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 437
  49. AFGHANISTAN: Must Embrace Women's Rights

    The haunting portrait of a young, disfigured Afghan woman on Time magazine's cover this summer issued a stark reminde

    Sunday, October 10, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 328
  50. US/AFGHANISTAN: U.S. Supports Women Of Afghanistan

    Afghanistan's transition toward leading its own security efforts must include the rights of Afghan women.

    Monday, August 16, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 002

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