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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. AFGHANISTAN: At NATO Summit on Afghanistan, Few Women's Voices Heard

    With the US and NATO planning the departure of their forces from Afghanistan by December 2014, some Afghan women and

    Sunday, May 20, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 056
  4. AFGHANISTAN: OPINION: A Precarious Crossroads for Afghan Women

    The once remarkable gains in protecting and promoting equality between women and men in Afghanistan are now facing th

    Friday, April 13, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 980
  5. 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
  6. AFGHANISTAN: Jail May Await Afghan Women Fleeing Abuse, Rape

    For Afghan women, the act of fleeing domestic abuse, forced prostitution or even being stabbed repeatedly with a scre

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 949
  7. AFGHANISTAN: Women on Afghan Peace Council Complain of Being Sidelined

    KABUL: Women members of an Afghan government council charged with seeking reconciliation with the Taliban have been s

    Friday, March 23, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 914
  8. SOUTH ASIA: Female Politicians Detail Their Struggles

    Around the world, political power still comes with a price for women who seek it.

    Monday, March 19, 2012
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  15. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women's Message Diluted but Persistant Following Bonn Conference

    Coverage on Afghan women who have traveled the distance to be part of the Bonn Conference in Germany this week did sh

    Thursday, December 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 507
  16. AFGHANISTAN: Women's rights law poorly enforced, says UN report

    Afghanistan still has a long way to go before women in the country are fully protected under the two-year-old Elimina

    Friday, December 2, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 489
  17. AFGHANISTAN: Support Afghan Women

    IMPORTANT talks are coming up where discussions about the peace of Afghanistan will take place.

    Wednesday, November 30, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 476
  18. INTERNATIONAL/AFGHANISTAN: Why Women Matter in Peacebuilding

    On October 31, 2000, the UN Security Council (UNSC) unanimously passed resolution 1325.

    Tuesday, November 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 441
  19. AFGHANISTAN: Key Conference Sidelining Women

    Afghan women activists are at risk of being sidelined at a key international conference on Afghanistan's future sched

    Friday, November 4, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 403
  20. AFGHANISTAN: Ending the Afghanistan War with Women's Rights in Place

    By July, President Obama plans to decide how many troops to pull out of Afghanistan in the first initial US withdrawa

    Wednesday, June 15, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 945
  21. AFGHANISTAN: Hasty Troop Withdrawal Endangers Afghan Women

    When asking for Afghan women's opinion on whether there should be negotiations with the Taliban and foreign troop wit

    Friday, June 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 907
  22. AFGHANISTAN: Women's Mentorship Program Reaches Far Into Afghanistan

    Sakena Yacoobi has worked tirelessly to educate the women of Afghanistan.

    Friday, June 3, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 870
  23. AFGHANISTAN: Courageous Afghan Separates Rights From Wrongs

    Sima Samar receives a threatening phone call almost every day because she dares to say women should have rights and m

    Tuesday, May 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 724
  24. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Peace Campaign Kicks off with March in Kabul

    Dozens of women in the war-torn Afghan capital took part in a march for peace ahead of the traditional new year, call

    Thursday, March 17, 2011
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  26. AFGHANISTAN: In Broken Justice System, Women in Kabul Find their Legal Voice

    Sitting cross-legged on blue velour cushions on the living room floor, the women of the self-help brigade sip green t

    Thursday, February 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 283
  27. AFGHANISTAN: Women Needed to Build Peace - Sima Samar, Tipperary Peace Prize Winner

    Women need to take their place alongside men to help build peace across the world, human rights activist Dr Sima Sama

    Tuesday, January 11, 2011
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  28. AFGHANISTAN: Harbinger of Equality

    Remember Aisha, the 18-year-old from Afghanistan?

    Friday, January 7, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 914
  29. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan MP Shukria Barakzai: The Taliban Can Join the Political Process

    Shukria Barakzai is a prominent Afghan lawmaker and journalist who has campaigned for media freedom and women's r

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 774
  30. AFGHANISTAN: Debate Heats Up Over How to Help Afghan Women ahead of Senate Meeting

    Championing the emancipation of Afghan women is emerging as a possible non-military, post-combat role for Canada as p

    Sunday, November 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 577
  31. AFGHANISTAN: Women Seek a Role in Afghanistan Peace Process

    Marzia is a police officer in uniform, still a rare sight in Afghan society, even though the female component of the

    Saturday, October 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 448
  32. AFGHANISTAN: Few Afghan Women Brave Vote in Kabul Suburb

    In a rural Kabul suburb, hundreds of men jostle for the chance to ink their finger and vote, while next door, shielde

    Saturday, September 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 153
  33. U.S./AFGHANISTAN: 9/11 Widow Turns From Tragedy to Helping Afghani Women

    The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks brought about many changes in American society.

    Tuesday, September 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 059
  34. AFGHANISTAN: Women Bearing the Brunt of the Conflict

    The photo of Bibi Aisha, a 19-year-old Afghan woman, on the cover of Time magazine last week is unforgettable.

    Saturday, August 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 823
  35. AFGHANISTAN: Clinton tells Afghan Women They Will Not Be Forgotten Amid Peace Efforts

    Hillary Clinton today promised that any peace deal with the ultra-conservative Taliban movement would not come at the

    Friday, July 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 627
  36. AFGHANISTAN: Women in Northern Afghanistan Face Taliban Revival

    Women living in Afghanistan's safest region are retreating behind the veil amid fears they are being stalked by a res

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 625
  37. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Call for Inclusion in Decision-Making Ahead of Kabul Conference

    Dozens of Afghan women from the provinces of Kandahar in the south to Takhar in the north are calling on Afghan leade

    Sunday, July 18, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 626
  38. AFGHANISTAN: Will We Again Abandon Afghan Women? (Op-Ed)

    “Women's rights are human rights,” Hillary Clinton declared at the United Nations Fourth Conference on Wo

    Wednesday, July 14, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 540
  39. AFGHANISTAN: Afghan Women Fear Price of Peace Deal

    Afghan women and girls fear they will pay the price for any deal to end the insurgency cut by President Hamid Karzai

    Tuesday, July 13, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 532
  40. AFGHANISTAN: Women in Herat and Paktya Call for Stronger Role in Peace and Reconciliation

    Sahadat Karimi walks to the stage, past the sofas where officials are seated, and retrieves a large colorful parcel f

    Monday, June 28, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 384
  41. INTERNATIONAL: State Department Hosts Roundtable on Afghan Women

    Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer, Executive Director of the White House Council on Women

    Wednesday, June 9, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 228
  42. AFGHANISTAN:Talking to the Taliban Bad for Women

    The first woman to run for president of Afghanistan, Moussada Jalal, told Canadians on Tuesday that engaging the Tali

    Tuesday, June 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 222
  43. AFGHANISTAN: Women Worry Afghan Peace Jirga Will Harm Rights

    As Afghanistan's most powerful men arrive in Kabul for a major conference aimed at starting a peace process with

    Sunday, May 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 161
  44. AFGHANISTAN: In Herat, Department of Women's Affairs Reaches Out to the Media

    Herat's Department of Women Affairs (DoWA) held a two-day workshop at the Afghan Journalism Centre last week to estab

    Sunday, May 30, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 171
  45. AFGHANISTAN: Women Fear Loss of Hard-Won Progress

    The head-to-toe burqas that made women a faceless symbol of the Taliban's violently repressive rule are no longer req

    Wednesday, May 26, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 128
  46. INTERNATIONAL: Global Bridge Gatherings Rally Support for Women in War Zones

    Afghan women walk past a guesthouse damaged a day after the suicide attacks in Kabul, 27 Feb. 2010

    Monday, March 8, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 685
  47. AFGHANISTAN: Women's Rights Movement Slowly Taking Shape in Kabul

    Palwasha Hassan had no idea that her impressive resume would be her undoing when her nomination to become Afghanistan

    Sunday, March 7, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 126
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  49. AFGHANISTAN: Any pact with Taliban must guarantee rights of Afghan women

    Any agreement between the Afghan Government and the Taliban should include a clear commitment to protect women's huma

    Friday, February 5, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 625
  50. Afghanistan Can't Afford A Future Without Women at the Table

    At last week's London Conference on Afghanistan, the first in a series of summits led by Britain's Prime Minister Gor

    Thursday, February 4, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 629