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    Analysis is forthcoming.

    Wednesday, September 7, 2016
    Secretary General Reports97 018
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Afghan Women and the United Nations

    UN Women working for Afghan women.

    Tuesday, April 19, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 377
  11. 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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  13. Afghan Women at the Crossroads: Agents of Peace-Or Its Victims?

    Ten years ago, as the world was celebrating the arrival of the twenty-first century, the

    Friday, March 25, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 367
  14. 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
  15. UNITED STATES/AFGHANISTAN: A Continuing Struggle: Empowering Afghan Women

    The March 6 news article "

    Friday, March 11, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 404
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. AFGHANISTAN: Afghanistan Conference Raises Fears of Sacrificing Rights for Short-Term Peace

    Plans for a peace deal with the Taleban in Afghanistan could seriously jeopardize the rights of the Afghan people, in

    Monday, July 19, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 580
  22. Monthly Action Points on Women, Peace and Security: May 2010

    The NGO Working Group on Women, Peace and Security has released the May 2010 version of their Monthly Action Points (

    Wednesday, April 28, 2010
    Reports/Policy Briefs89 316
  23. STATEMENT: Afghan Women's Movement from First Women's Council to the Kabul Conference

    We, the delegates of the Afghan Women's Movement from First Women's Council to Kabul Conference, welcome the Afghan G

    Friday, July 16, 2010 - 20:00
    Initiatives72 455
  24. OTHER: Afghan Photographer Wahidy Shoots Through the Burka

    Farzana Wahidy loves to capture women on film.

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 946
  25. LETTER: What's Your Advice for Afghan Women, Hillary Clinton?

    Dear Secretary of State Hillary Clinton,

    Friday, February 4, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 971
  26. PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT: Hidden Faces: Women and Girls in Afghanistan

    A new photography exhibition, promoting women's rights in Afghanistan, opens next week at the House of Commons.

    Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives72 976
  27. AUDIO REPORT: A Report on Security and Human Rights for Women in Afghanistan

    David Cortright is director of Policy Studies at the University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peac

    Sunday, March 6, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 039
  28. CONFERENCE: A Day-by-Day Struggle

    From the struggle to keep domestic violence shelters open to the machinations of which mullah to align with, a discus

    Sunday, March 20, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 101
  29. ANALYSIS: Building a Gender Strategy for the Afghanistan Ministry of Public Health

    Recent media reports have focused on the stalled progress for women in Afghanistan and the shift in the international

    Thursday, March 10, 2011 - 19:00
    Initiatives73 106
  30. OTHER: Women Behind the Wheel in Afghanistan

    I've been fortunate to meet some very talented photographers and film-makers here in Afghanistan.

    Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 143
  31. INTERVIEW/BIOGRAPHY: A Vision for Afghanistan: Kabul's Leading Female MP Sets out her Hopes and Fears

    For me there are two reasons to be an MP.

    Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 144
  32. INTERVIEW: There are Very Brave Women in Afghanistan

    Interview with Elke Jonigkeit: Since 1985 Elke Jonigkeit has traveled through Afghanistan and produced seven films ab

    Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 145
  33. ANALYSIS: Parker: Wars Can't Fix Nations Which Oppress Women

    Whether the topic is Libya's rebels or Afghanistan's “reconciliation” with the Taliban, the pivotal quest

    Friday, April 8, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 147
  34. INTERVIEW: The Failure of the United States in Afghanistan

    Harvard International Review: How has Afghanistan changed since the fall of the Taliban?

    Saturday, April 9, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 149
  35. OPINION: Support Women's Rights Without WaAR

    What will happen to Afghan women when the United States begins withdrawing troops later this year?

    Monday, May 2, 2011 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 243
  36. STATEMENT: Afghan Women's Network and Civil Society's Statement on the Scrutiny of the EVAW Law in Afghan Parliament

    On Saturday 18/May a number of Afghan parliamentarians have branded the law on the Elimination of Violence against Wo

    Monday, May 20, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 707
  37. ONLINE DIALOGUE/BLOG: Pull Up a Chair! Tell Congress You Want Women at the Peacemaking Table

    When did it become cliché to say that you want “world peace”?

    Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 786
  38. CONFERENCE/MEETING: WPS Lecture Series: The Situation of Women in Afghanistan: 2014 and Beyond

    On September 13, 2013, PeaceWomen, along with the Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the United Nations and the Pr

    Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 20:00
    Initiatives73 819