“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
The six-year, six-country, South Asian Campaign to End All Violence against Women - or the 'WE CAN" campaign - a
As the international community and the Afghan government gather in Paris on June 12 to review the effectiveness of ai
As the only Afghan woman scheduled to address the plenary, I must spend a moment to focus on women's needs and priori
In the lead-up to the 28 January London Conference on Afghanistan, Afghan women human rights defenders released the f
In Kandahar, one of the most violent provinces in Afghanistan, women are gathering for peace because they are tired o
Afghanistan is what Amnesty International deems a "human rights catastrophe".
Editorial statement by Congresswoman Niki Tsongas
These are the faces that Mary Redlin still sees, days after she returned from Afghanistan:
The conference Afghan Women's Movement from First Women's Council to Kabul Conference was a joint event of Afghan Wom
We, the delegates of the Afghan Women's Movement from First Women's Council to Kabul Conference, welcome the Afghan G
Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues
Katie Couric interviews HRW researcher Zama Coursen-Neff.
Shannon Galpin, of Summit County, is the first woman to ride a bicycle in Afghanistan since the Taliban rose to power
When the Taliban fell in 2001, my family and I were already settled in Pakistan after having fled our home country, A
Has the plight of Afghan women improved and what will happen when the US leaves?
Secretary Clinton is a forceful and effective champion for women's rights.
The July 20, 2010, Kabul Conference, hosted by the Government of Afghanistan and co-chaired by the United Nations, br
The security alerts, planning memos and latest news had arrived overnight from colleagues in Kabul, those working in
The Taliban care, if the rest of the world does not.
By Katherine Brown
At the same time the United States is scaling back its goals for Afghanistan, women in the country are scaling up the
In mid-August in the northern Afghanistan province of Kunduz, the Taliban carried out a horrific sentence against two
If anyone still doubted, or hadn't noticed, that misogyny is the fundamental pillar on which radical Islam is based,
This discussion was on-the-record.
An important interview that also reveals a lot about what Obama's surge in Afghanistan means on the ground: "
On Sept. 23, retired United States Army Col.
Year 2010 marks the 10th anniversary of the UN Security Council Resolution (SCR) 1325 on women, peace and security.
The costs of our wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are staggering, especially as they relate to social needs in the U.S.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) should start investigating war crimes and crimes against humanity committed by
A year after President Obama's troop surge to Afghanistan, new poll results published yesterday in The Washington Pos
The many cultures in Afghanistan have one thing in common: They shelter their women from the outside world.
I'd like to thank Becky Norton Dunlop of The Heritage Foundation and Michelle Easton of the Clare Boothe Luce Policy
Q: What's happening with the U.S.-Afghan Women's Council?
Since the fall of the Taliban in late 2001, Afghanistan has received billions of dollars in aid from Canada and other
I frequently visit the Chicago Council on Global Affairs website to peruse their schedule of multidisciplinary progra
This indicator will not tell the real story.
The applause and whoops Tuesday morning when Shaima Khinjani announced she and her husband, Faeez Akram, were expecti
The Afghan Ministry of Health held an inauguration ceremony to mark the start of a tri-provincial midwife program in
As the military effort in Afghanistan has stumbled, more attention has been paid to finding a political solution to t
Looking for a way out of Afghanistan?
Sunita Viswanath, founder of Women for Afghan Women, will be speaking at 6 p.m. on Feb.
Farzana Wahidy loves to capture women on film.
"I follow with my eyes men who are passing by.
Dear Secretary of State Hillary Clinton,