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  1. REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL ON THE SITUATION IN AFGHANISTAN AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL PEACE AND SECURITY (S/2016/768)

    Analysis is forthcoming.

    Wednesday, September 7, 2016
    Secretary General Reports97 018
  2. AFGHANISTAN: Women's Rights Face Danger in Afghanistan

    Human rights situation in Afghanistan has lost ground in key areas during first six month of 2014, increasing uncerta

    Tuesday, July 1, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 420
  3. Afghanistan (S/2014/421)

    Wednesday, June 18, 2014
    Secretary General Reports91 603
  4. Afghanistan (S/2014/163)

    Friday, March 7, 2014
    Secretary General Reports91 601
  5. AFGHANISTAN: Karzai Calls For Amendment of Afghan Law Decried as Dangerous to Women

    Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Monday withheld his signature and instead asked for revisions to a new law that righ

    Tuesday, February 18, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 258
  6. AFGHANISTAN: The Afghan Female Politician in Hiding: 'No one Respects Women in our Country'

    Banned under strict refugee laws from applying for asylum from within her own country's borders, the former member of

    Monday, January 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 180
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. REPORT: Women and Conflict in Afghanistan

    Executive Summary

    Monday, October 14, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 844
  10. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Commitment to Human Rights Waning - U.N.

    The statement will be a blow to Western nations and the government of President Hamid Karzai, who want to paint a pos

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 079
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Court Reverses Convictions in Torture of Girl

    A court has reversed the convictions of three Afghans jailed for torturing a young relative who had refused to become

    Wednesday, July 3, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 001
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Who Agreed to Trade His Daughter to End a Debt Says It Was Paid

    After the publication of an article in The New York Times on Monday about an Afghan man who had agreed to give his 6-

    Monday, April 1, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 893
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  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. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. The Future of Women's Rights in Afghanistan: Interview with Fariba Nawa

    I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News.

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 539
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. AFGHANISTAN: Q+A: Women's Rights in Afghanistan Since The Fall of The Taliban

    Women have won hard-fought rights in Afghanistan since the austere rule of the Taliban was ended by U.S.-backed Afgha

    Monday, June 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 927
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
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  44. INTERNATIONAL/AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Hell for Mothers Too

    Sadly, it is not surprising that Afghanistan is again ranked as the worst place in the world to be a mother, accordin

    Monday, May 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 686
  45. AFGHANISTAN: Westchester Poet Pamela Hart Mentors Afghan Women Writers

    We've all heard stories about how hard it is for girls and women in Afghanistan.

    Sunday, April 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 655
  46. Afghan Women and the United Nations

    UN Women working for Afghan women.

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 377
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
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