March 8th, 2020 International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8th each year. It aims to help nations worldwide eliminate discrimination against women. It also focuses on helping women gain full and equal participation in global development. International Men’s Day is also celebrated on November 19 each year.
10th Jan 2020 “It is education and knowledge that enhance innovation and inventors in the world.” – Rahela Sidiqi, Director of the Farkhunda Trust. Afghanistan has the legal framework to protect women’s rights through its Constitution, labour laws, civil laws. Civil Servant Law and Elimination of Violence Against Women have been signed and ratified and […]
By Jane Ferguson – December 19, 2019 In 2015, a young girl claiming to be running away from an abusive brother arrived at a women’s shelter in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz. The manager of the facility, Benafsha Efaf, was skeptical of the girl and her story. The girl answered few questions, and said she […]