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After the end of the Talibanisation and decades of suppression of their rights, women of Afghanistan are now gathering courage to venture into entrepreneurship. Enthused by the landmark decision of the government and the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industry to recognise and register the ...
Recently back from a trip to Afghanistan, Armstrong sat down with CTV Chief News Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme on Monday to talk about Canadian women for women in Afghanistan, a 20-year-old not-for-profit with a dual goal of advancing education for Afghan women and educating ...

China's Tibet Health Success versus Passive mass murder of Afghan women and children by US Alliance .... If accurate, this would mean that women in Afghanistan - despite more than 15 years of international aid aimed at improving maternal mortality figures - may be dying from maternal complications ...
Momtaz told Euronews that the sport has helped Afghan women "improve their morale". "We must first make peace for ourselves before we can make peace for our society," she said. Over the years, the number of women practicing sports in Afghanistan has grown. There are now 24 sports clubs for women ...
Owner of a dress designing center in Kabul says Afghan women are interested in traditional dresses more than ever before. She says the mounting interest of women in traditional dress has helped her to see tremendous boost in the her business. Mohsina Saqib said she wants to open a dress designing training center to ...
Owner of a dress designing center in Kabul says Afghan women are interested in traditional dresses more than ever before. She says the mounting interest of women in traditional dress has helped her to see tremendous boost in the her business. Mohsina Saqib said she wants to open a dress designing training center to ...

Owner of a dress designing center in Kabul says Afghan women are interested in traditional dresses more than ever before. She says the mounting interest of women in traditional dress has helped her to see tremendous boost in the her business. Mohsina Saqib said she wants to open a dress designing ...
Life for women in Afghanistan has seen many advances since the end of Taliban rule, but the country still ranks poorly when it comes to gender equality. ... Zan TV Chief Executive Officer Setara Hassan, "and that is, I think, very, very important… if you want to claim… to be a voice for women of Afghanistan.
"#MeToo, Say Wary Afghan women" (news article, Dec. 11) exposes the disturbing plight of Afghan women who face public humiliation for bringing instances of sexual abuse to light. But the consequences can be even more serious than being shamed by their community, as the state often brings criminal ...
S everal cinemas in Iran are showing the Afghan drama film 'Utopia' directed by Hassan Nazer. Written by Iranian actor Amir Aqaei, the English-language film follows an Afghan woman as she travels to the UK for artificial insemination. Complications arise when a British student at the infertility clinic decides ...
Now the girl is among 108 children at the children's Support Center in Kabul, an orphanage run by women for Afghan women and financed by the United States government as a refuge for the children of imprisoned mothers. Ms. Nasim is the group's country director. Most of the women in Afghan jails are ...
Afghan women show us girl power at its best with 'Zan TV', an all-female TV station ... these loyal ladies are more than dedicated to make it happen, as a 22-year-old technician said: "Even if my life or my family is in danger, as long as I'm alive, I will work to give a voice to those voiceless Afghan women".
Gurgaon: The city police has asked Indian Unique Identification Authority (IUIA) to check the Aadhaar details of the Afghan woman arrested for prostitution along with 15 others on Sunday night. Recommended By Colombia. When asked for identification the accused woman produced an Aadhaar card ...
Cecelia Mortenson and Emelie Stenberg are Revelstoke are Revelstoke based guides who travelled to Afghanistan to lead a group of young Afghan women on a pioneering expedition. Tonight they're presenting their HBO VICE film Ascending Afghanistan at the Revelstoke Performing arts Centre.
At a rapid pace, Cordaid is constructing 350 permanent and temporary shelters for women who are displaced by war in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. Sherin Agha Ahmadi, our shelter expert and civil engineer who coordinates the activities, reports from the field. What exactly are we doing in Nangarhar ...
New Delhi (AFP) - From shooting an AK-47 to dealing with computer-simulated sieges, 20 Afghan women officers are being put through their paces at a military training academy in India. They are the first Afghan women to attend the academy in the south Indian city of Chennai, which has been training ...
The typical depiction of an Afghan woman looks like this: Timid and fearful, she is a victim of her extremely conservative and regressive society, unable to move around or do much without a man. But some Afghan women are busting these stereotypes, creating a niche for women to empower themselves ...

J.R. Sanjana of the OTA. "There are many restrictions on Afghan women. But we are brave," said Lt. Colonel Rebia Gharshin (38), an anaesthesiologist. The daughter of a retired Afghan Army General, Lt. Colonel Gharshin had to drop out during the Taliban years and graduated from the Kabul University ...
Kabul, Afghanistan -- "You're ugly, Maryam, everyone says so, but I guess you're a virgin so when you're ready to have sex, let me know and I will be glad to …" Her male co-worker, writing on her facebook account, finished the sentence obscenely. It was 10 a.m. on a normal day in the life of an Afghan ...
FEATURE: Seizing on global trend, Afghan women reporters empower voices against violence ... Afghan woman in traditional cover, known as a burka, at the Blue mosque in Mazar. ... Yet Afghan women are usually reluctant to identify themselves with a real photo on facebook, twitter or elsewhere.
Afghanistan s first-ever women s cricket team are practising for their first international tournament on a concrete pitch in a park where men are banned, surrounded by walls topped with barbed wire, AFP reports from Kabul. Although many women in Afghanistan still rarely leave their homes, around 600 ...
Although women's status has positively improved in Afghanistan after the ouster of the Taliban regime in late 2001, Afghan women, mostly in the countryside, are still facing a variety of problems, including violence. Statistics released by Afghan officials revealed that Herat has been one of the province in ...
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani apologised to the people of Afghanistan and to Afghan women in particular for his 'Head Scarf' remark. He had said earlier that those who accuse Afghan government officials to be complicit with ISIS should prove the allegations or 'wear a head scarf'. Head scarf is ...
An Afghan woman who runs a big jam factory in England wants to invest in a food factory inside Afghanistan. Tahmina Farhang, an England-based Afghan, told TOLOnews she has a factory which produces jams under the brand name of Kookcha. The jams have an Afghan flavor. Tahmina said she wants to create job ...
women of Afghanistan are tired of war and violence. They have suffered for 40 years. They were not allowed to have education. Forget education, they were not even allowed to walk on the street. women of Afghanistan are smart and now want their life back," says Sakena, who was in town to receive Sri ...
MAZAR-I-SHARIF - In a year when the #metoo hashtag has inspired women across the globe to tell their personal tales of harassment and ...
... including at an event hosted by the Feminist Majority Foundation in 1999, where he said: "Why don't we focus on what Afghan women can do ...
BAZARAK - The participation of women in political processes is essential to achieving peace and countering violent extremism, stressed ...
Kabul, Afghanistan -- Under a brilliant blue sky at the foot of where the giant Buddhas of Bamiyan statues once stood, nearly 200 girls in ...
Mother-of-six Hameeda was widowed three years ago when a mine killed her husband Arif, a national police officer, in the course of his duty.
It started with fewer than ten players at the Afghanistan National Institute of music, but now has over 30 young musicians. The members of the ...
Nearly 40 years of war and insecurity have taken their toll on Afghan women, and access to education, health services and the rule of law ...
Yet, to most Afghan women, the experience of harassment is depressingly familiar: studies suggest that up to 90% of Afghan women have ...
Afghan women Beg Key Question: What on Earth Has This war Accomplished? Published on. Tuesday, October 31, 2017. by. Common Dreams ...
Rula Ghani stressed the Afghan women should be extended greater support in different fields, particularly in the education sector, for the uplift ...
Kabul info-icon (Pajhwok): Below 20 percent of women info-icon hold a paid job in Afghanistan info-icon where only 23 percent of girls attend ...
She further championed the rights of Afghan women after the United States invaded Afghanistan in 2001 to rout the Taliban, Islamic ...
Noted Afghan women rights campaigner dies in US ... also helped direct international funding to the Afghan women, children and refugees.
Sima Wali, who fled her native Afghanistan before the 1979 Soviet invasion and devoted the rest of her life to aiding the women who remained ...
Sima Wali, who fled her native Afghanistan before the 1979 Soviet invasion and devoted the rest of her life to aiding the women who remained ...
The Evening in Support of Afghan women and Girls is the Atlantic Chapter's annual public engagement event, also serving to raise funds for ...
This comes at a time that access to higher education for women in Afghanistan has been challenging. It is even harder for professional women in the workforce ...
The Taliban insurgency has entered its 16th year in Afghanistan, but their chances of controlling the country remain weak due to the lack of a ...
women in some villages in Kabul and Parwan provinces are seeing significant changes to their lives through self-employment and participation ...
OPINION: 'Afghan women would not be setting themselves alight unless the pain ... story of an Afghan woman, depicting either of the two places she should be.
Herat, Afghanistan - One of the most difficult challenges for female farmers and women operating agriculture-related businesses in Afghanistan is access to credit. In addition, many women often do not understand how credit can help support the growth and expansion of their businesses. To address that ...
In "The Dangers of Forcing Gender Equality in Afghanistan" (Op-Ed, nytimes.com, Nov. 21), Sophia Jones correctly asserts that somebody with power should ask Afghan women, How can the United States better help you help Afghanistan? For years, I have seen millions spent by the United States with little ...
The first joint meeting of Afghan businesswomen between their counterparts from regional countries was held recently in Turkmenistan.
Bamyan cafe gives Afghan women a safe space. Sanjay Kumar | Published -- Sunday 19 November 2017. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to facebook Share ...
Afghan women attend a driving class in Mazar-e-Sharif, capital of northern Balkh province, Afghanistan, Nov. 11, 2017. The status of the Afghan ...


 

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