MONITORING (SW) – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has reiterated the need for dialogue between women and the Islamic Emirate authorities. UNAMA
MONITORING (SW) – On the eve of holding a meeting titled “Assembly of Afghan Women Leaders” in Brussels, Josep Borrell, the EU foreign policy envoy,
KABUL (SW) – Officials of the Ministry of Education told “Government’s Accountability to the Nation” that the ministry is working on a specific plan to reopen girls’ schools above the sixth grade.
KABUL (SW) – After one year of the Islamic Emirate rule in Afghanistan, Afghan women are still living under a lot of restrictions and misery.
MONITORING (SW) – One year since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, an economic crisis, crippling drought and new restrictions have shattered girls’ lives, excluding them from society and leaving them hungry, with a quarter showing signs of depression, according to a new report by Save the Children.
KABUL (SW) – Former predident, Hamid Karzai, has said that the closure of schools for girls above the sixth grade in Afghanistan are not based on Islamic rules, but ordered by Pakistan.
MONITORING (SW) – A delegation of Pakistani religious scholars who returned home on Friday after “fruitful” meetings with top Afghan and Pakistani Taliban leaders in Afghanistan expressed hope that the Afghan girls will soon be allowed to attend schools in their country, reported Geo news.
MONITORING (SW) – The US has lamented the lack of any serious national political process involving the Afghan people.
KABUL (SW) – Alison Davidian, Country Representative for UN Women in Afghanistan, has said that for most Afghan women and girls, almost each one of these days since 15 August has brought a deterioration in their rights, their condition, and their social and political status.
KABUL (SW) – A number of female employees in the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock told Salaam Watandar that the ministry only invites female employees to meetings with foreigners in order to attract funds.
KUNDUZ (SW) – The Islamic Emirate authorities in Kunduz have arrested a young couple on charge of ‘escaping’ from home.
KABUL (SW) – Close to 20,000 women of childbearing age, including 1,929 who are currently pregnant, are among those affected by the deadly earthquake that shook the provinces of Paktika and Khost in Afghanistan, said the UNPF.