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Impressed by her will to achieve her dreams, Afghan women's rights activist Zahra Yagana offered her to come to Kabul to study. While an online GoFundMe campaign launched by the Afghan Youth Association is helping her pay university fees and has manged to raise over $14,000. Is here a way ... Afghan Woman Baby
Zahra Yagana, a civil society activist, who has brought Jahantab from Daikundi to Kabul said her courage and desire indicate that Afghan women have a high motivation for education. "Afghan women are the bravest women in the world. They have access to less facilities for improvement, but they ... Afghan Woman

She was active in the Afghan army for more than three decades; a commando and a paratrooper with nearly 600 parachute jumps, earning awards, certificates, and medals. She has trained hundreds of Ministry of Defense personnel. But she never made general. It took the U.S.-led military coalition's ...
An inspiring photo of a young Afghan woman nursing her child while taking a university entrance exam has struck a chord with people around the world. Jahan Taab was completing a ... “She is role model [sic] to thousands of other Afghan women who face similar challenges. It is important that we help her ...
Photos of Afghan woman taking care of her child during exam get twitter buzzing ... An Afghan woman who was photographed taking her social sciences entrance exam at a private university in Kabul while at the same time attending to her ... Afghan women are unstoppable. pic.twitter.com/lus0eeuH48.
A photo of a 25-year-old Afghan woman taking her University exams, while nursing her two-month old baby has gone viral on social media, inviting global praise for the tenacity of the woman's dedication, while highlighting the struggles faced by women in Afghanistan. As reported by CNN, Jahan Taab was ...

An extraordinary photo has surfaced of a woman breastfeeding her baby while taking an exam. Jahan Taab, 25, was taking an entrance exam for a private university in Afghanistan's Daykundi province when her two-month-old child started crying. Breastfeeding Ed Sheeran fan told to buy ticket for baby ...
Females in the security services are often treated more harshly by the Taliban which has consistently opposed women's rights. by Tony Birtley. 15 Mar 2018. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE. Remaining Time -0:00. Share.
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The head of the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission, Sima Samar, addressed women in Afghanistan's security forces. "Your safety represents the safety of all Afghan women," she said, reminding women in uniform to report any abuse by superiors to the rights commission. Samar said no one ...
Also on Thursday, Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah congratulated the day to Afghan women and praised women's role in the society particularly their role in the ranks of Afghan National Security Forces. The inclusion of women in Afghanistan's security forces was also a great achievement, he said ...
Peterborough's Secret Marathon celebrates the freedom of running for women in Afghanistan. By Niki Anastasakis Videographer Global ... women laced up their sneakers Mar. 7 for the Secret Marathon in Peterborough; a three-kilometre run or walk to raise money and awareness for women in Afghanistan.
... and to remind their leaders that plenty of work remains to be done to give Afghan woman a voice, ensure their education and protect them from increasing violence. The head of the Independent Human Rights Commission, Sima Samar, directed some comments at women in Afghanistan's security forces.
In this Photo taken on March 4, 2018, Afghanistan national powerlifting team member Rasheda Parhiz (L), 40, poses for a picture with her trophies and medals at her home in Kabul.(AFP). In this Photo taken on March 4, 2018, Afghanistan national powerlifting team member Rasheda Parhiz, 40, assist ...
Inspired by Afghan women, Toronto's Secret Marathon celebrates 'right to be free'. One of the organizers, Kate McKenzie, made a documentary of the same name about the struggles women in Afghanistan face running. It will come out in fall 2018. Share on Facebook. Tweet ...
I couldn't stop my own tears," says Abdul Rahim Ahmad Parwani, deputy country director of Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan, an organization that supports education for Afghan women and girls. "There was a short uncalled-for silence at the end of the film. That itself explains how the movie ...
And while campaigners are fighting for their own identity as Afghan women – women who have names as well as jobs – Western-run programs are focusing on ... It is vital that economic development programs consider the meaning of power for an Afghan woman, which means freedom from violence.

“We need to break stereotypes for the empowerment of Afghan women,” he said. A report from the International Development Law Organisation said women in Afghanistan often lack access to opportunities to gain legal qualifications and for professional development, in comparison with their male ...
I think about our poetry and literature, about how women poured their hearts out in those verses; confessing their love to their beloved. Were they a different breed of Afghan women? For me, the legacy of those women still lives on through the brave young women of Afghanistan today who dare to fall in love ...
A screen grab from an amateur video of a mob beating an Afghan woman in Takhar Province because she allegedly had an extramarital affair. The woman survived the incident. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on В Контакте · Share on Google+ · Email to a Friend · Share on LinkedIn.
Afghan officials say seven men have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the beating of a woman since a video of the incident appeared on social media last week. The men are relatives of the victim, a spokesman for the governor of Takhar province told RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan on ...
A shocking video of a mob beating in northern Afghanistan has provided a window into the brutal "justice" women in the country can face. Footage of the incident, which reportedly took place in December in Takhar Province, only recently emerged on social media. It shows a woman clad in a blue burqa ...
KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan government is seeking to take financial control of independently run shelters for abused women, alarming aid workers who fear the move could bring the shelters under the sway of conservative figures who have condemned them. Nongovernmental groups now operate ...
Afghan Women Hounded Out of the Media. Campaign of intimidation has had devastating effect in Afghan country's east. By Asad Jabarkhail. Female presenter working on a news package for a radio station in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images). Female presenter working on a news package for ...
According to The Asia Foundation's latest Survey of the Afghan People, fewer than half (47%) of Afghan women believe that peace with Taliban is possible, compared to nearly 60 percent of men. Not surprisingly, the survey also reveals that women are more likely (77%) than men (68%) to experience fear ...
Afghan Women Hounded Out of the Media. Campaign of intimidation has had devastating effect in Afghan country's east. By Asad Jabarkhail. Female presenter working on a news package for a radio station in Kabul. (Photo: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images). Female presenter working on a news package for ...
Such is life for women in Afghanistan, where an estimated 87 percent of them have experienced physical or sexual abuse, or both. Their stories are part of what has made Afghanistan the worst country in the world for women. In the weeks following America's first attacks in Afghanistan during the fall of 2001 ...
I think about our poetry and literature, about how women poured their hearts out in those verses; confessing their love to their beloved. Were they a different breed of Afghan women? For me, the legacy of those women still lives on through the brave young women of Afghanistan today who dare to fall in love ...
A screen grab from an amateur video of a mob beating an Afghan woman in Takhar Province because she allegedly had an extramarital affair. The woman survived the incident. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on В Контакте · Share on Google+ · Email to a Friend · Share on LinkedIn.
Afghan officials say seven men have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in the beating of a woman since a video of the incident appeared on social media last week. The men are relatives of the victim, a spokesman for the governor of Takhar province told RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan on ...
A shocking video of a mob beating in northern Afghanistan has provided a window into the brutal "justice" women in the country can face. Footage of the incident, which reportedly took place in December in Takhar Province, only recently emerged on social media. It shows a woman clad in a blue burqa ...
His response encapsulates the continuing challenge for Afghan women to learn, to work, and to be respected by Afghan men. But “Zan TV,” which broadcasts news and features around the clock to a female audience, is on a mission to change that kind of sexist attitude. “Our job is to work on people's minds ...
She said the implementation of the plan will help to further enhance the role of Afghan women in peace and security. ... is on a trip to Afghanistan for the celebration of UK-Afghanistan Collation on Women Peace Security said that Britain is committed to implementing its action plan for women in Afghanistan.
The attack was the latest in a wave of relentless violence in Kabul this month unleashed by the Taliban and the rival Daesh. An Afghan woman leaves the site of an attack at the Marshal Fahim academy in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday. Monday's attack started around 4 a.m., witnesses said, and fighting ...
SWABI: Two women of an Afghan family died at refugee camp Gandaf, Tehsil Topi, when their mud-house built veranda caved in on Sunday, said Afghans and Topi city police. Wali Rehman, the head of the ill-fated Afghan family told media that the incident occurred at night. His wife and sister were bringing ...
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 ...


 

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