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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. AFGHANISTAN: Rebelling Against Abuse, Afghan Women See Signs of Change

    Zahra said a neighbor raped her in her home on Friday.

    Tuesday, May 27, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 335
  7. 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
  8. AFGHANISTAN: Citizens Expect Nothing If Not Peace

    For more than 30 years, Afghans have been living in a state of war and yearn for stability and peace.

    Friday, April 4, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 279
  9. 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
  10. AFGHANISTAN: Why Imported Notions about Rights Can't Help Afghanistan's Women

    It feels like a slap in the face of humanity: a new Afghan draft law effectively legalising domestic violence against

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 240
  11. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Law on Domestic Violence Testimony Limits Women's Rights, say Critics

    A new draft law in Afghanistan that would limit testimony in domestic violence cases is drawing international outcry,

    Thursday, February 13, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 247
  12. 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
  13. AFGHANISTAN: Violence Against Women in Afghanistan Peaked in 2013

    Violence against women in Afghanistan reached record levels in 2013, according to the Independent Human Rights Commis

    Tuesday, January 14, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 189
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. USA: Casey Among U.S. Senators Meeting with Afghan Chief

    Democratic Sen.

    Thursday, January 10, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 715
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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

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