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Seminar to End Violence Against Women in Afghanistan

I was asked to present a seminar to raise awareness about Violence Against Women by the manager of Star Educational Society’s C-Branch. … Read More»

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Afghan Woman - by Mursal, age 16

Mursal is an Afghan teenager living in Pakistan. She is a bright, sensitive, introspective young lady who I am proud to call a friend. … Read More»

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Offer: EC Women Rights Project Manager - Kabul, Afghanistan

Since Dec 2010, Oxfam GB in Afghanistan is implementing an EC funded 4 year project on Empowering Women for the Realisation of their Rights, in 4 provinces of Kabul, Balkh, Herat, and Nangarhar. … Read More»

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Breaking the Cycle

Gender violence plagues Afghanistan and my family is no exception. The patriarchal structure of our culture makes it rampant. The pervasive silence makes it everlasting. … Read More»

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Malalai's Forced Marriage

This is the condensed version of the original story that was written by my Afghan son, Fazilhaq … Read More»

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Afghanistan: First Women’s Empowerment Centre (public lecture with Ms Nasima Rahmani)

Ms Rahmani worked with ActionAID on women’s rights providing access to paralegal support to women in the provinces. In March 2011, she visited Australia sponsored by ActionAID to promote their work. … Read More»

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Witnessing Violence

Last year I wrote a college essay based on these instructions: Imagine looking through a window at any environment that is particularly significant to you. … Read More»

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When One’s Courage Gives the Strength to Keep Going...

"You can't be afraid of people, you have to be able to say 'no.'- Razia Jan … Read More»

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Offer: Job: Human Rights and Gender Coordinator, Afghanistan

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan. Kabul, Afghanistan. Closing date: July 20, 2012. Background: … Read More»

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Education for Girls...What Does it Take?

Just recently, news of a third “poison attack” on 160 students at a girls school in Afghanistan in a span of two weeks came out. … Read More»

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