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  1. 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
  2. AFGHANISTAN: Violent Crime Against Afghan Women Hits Record Levels, says Rights Chief

    Violent crime against women in Afghanistan hit record levels and became increasingly brutal in 2013, the head of the

    Sunday, January 5, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 200
  3. Afghanistan (S/2013/721)

    Friday, December 6, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 578
  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. 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. REPORT: Women and Conflict in Afghanistan

    Executive Summary

    Monday, October 14, 2013
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 844
  8. AFGHANISTAN (ISAF)

    Thursday, October 10, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 576
  9. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: October 2013

    For October, in which Azerbaijan has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situati

    Tuesday, October 1, 2013
    Monthly Action Points91 243
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Afghanistan (S/2013/535)

    Friday, September 6, 2013
    Secretary General Reports91 574
  13. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: September 2013

    For September, in which Australia has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situat

    Sunday, September 1, 2013
    Monthly Action Points91 245
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: June 2013

    For June, in which the United Kingdom has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the si

    Saturday, June 1, 2013
    Monthly Action Points91 251
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. AFGHANISTAN: UN Seriously Concerned at Deaths of Afghan Children and Woman in Recent Clash

    The United Nations today voiced “serious concern” over the deaths of at least 10 Afghan children and a wo

    Monday, April 8, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 929
  21. 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
  22. AFGHANISTAN: Fatal Afghan Shooting Highlights Risks For Female Health Workers

    Anisa, a volunteer Afghan health worker, had just left her home and was on her way to work when two armed men on moto

    Thursday, April 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 907
  23. AFGHANISTAN: UN Women in Afghanistan Strongly Condemns "Honour Killings" of Women and Girls

    Recently several cases of “Honour Killings” in Afghanistan have been reported by the media and the Afghan

    Tuesday, April 2, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 899
  24. 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
  25. AFGHANISTAN: Painful Payment for Afghan Debt: A Daughter, 6

    As the shadows lengthened around her family's hut here in one of Kabul's sprawling refugee camps, a slight 6-year-old

    Sunday, March 31, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 892
  26. 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
  27. AFGHANISTAN: Light At the End of the Tunnel

    Around 700 years ago, Queen Goharshad, wife of a Timouri heir, is said to have inspired a Renaissance in Herat, Afgha

    Saturday, March 23, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 871
  28. AFGHANISTAN: Rise in Violence Against Women Linked to Culture: UN

    Jan Kubis said that despite the good news of a fall in annual civilian casualties in Afghanistan - the first decline

    Tuesday, March 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 884
  29. 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
  30. AFGHANISTAN: Long Way Ahead in Fight for Afghan Women

    Afghan women continue to face serious threats and injustice despite massive efforts at both a countrywide and int

    Thursday, March 7, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 882
  31. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: March 2013

    For March, in which the Russian Federation has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on t

    Friday, March 1, 2013
    Monthly Action Points91 257
  32. AFGHANISTAN: Taliban Talks in Doha Drag on Endlessly

    Doha, Qatar - Far from the glistening glass and burgeoning metal structures that dot the Doha skyline, the Afghan Tal

    Tuesday, February 26, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 833
  33. 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
  34. AFGHANISTAN: Women, Girls Increasingly Victims in Afghan War, UN Says

    Afghan women and girls are increasingly victims of violence with a 20 percent increase last year in the number killed

    Tuesday, February 19, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 806
  35. 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
  36. USA: Casey Among U.S. Senators Meeting with Afghan Chief

    Democratic Sen.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 715
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. Monthly Action Points (MAP) for the Security Council: December 2012

    For December, in which Morocco has the Security Council presidency, the MAP provides recommendations on the situation

    Saturday, December 1, 2012
    Monthly Action Points87 483
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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

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