KANDAHAR, 23 April 2015 – Spotlighting women’s important role in politics and the Afghan peace process, the southern regional office of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) launched a radio series in Kandahar.
KABUL, 22 April 2015 – At the end of a seven-day mission to Afghanistan, a senior United Nations’ human rights official described the “paradoxical situation” in which the country finds itself.
KUNDUZ, 21 April 2015 – As part of its mandated work to assist the Government and people of Afghanistan in laying the foundations for sustainable peace and development in the country, Human Rights officials from the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) met with rural women in the north-eastern province of Kunduz.
HERAT, 20 April 2015 – Supporting women’s economic empowerment, the UN unveiled a new training programme for women and girls in Afghanistan’s western province of Herat.
KABUL/GENEVA, 19 APRIL 2015 – Access to justice for women victims of violence in Afghanistan needs to be strengthened, a new UN report has urged. The report states that while there is a legal framework in place for such cases, there remain many factors hindering access to justice and redress for such women, in particular the lack of available civil remedies.
KABUL, 18 April 2015 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomes today’s approval of 16 ministers to the country’s national unity Government by lawmakers in Afghanistan’s Wolesi Jirga, or lower house of the National Assembly.
KABUL, 18 April 2015 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) condemns the suicide attack that took place this morning near a branch of Kabul Bank in Jalalabad, Nangarhar province, and killed at least 35 Afghans and injured more than 100, including civilians.
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