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.
PAKTIKA, 16 April 2015 – At a UN-backed workshop in Paktika, religious scholars and community leaders identified illiteracy as a significant barrier to the eastern province’s development, and called on women and girls to focus on education in the interest of achieving sustainable development.
KUNDUZ, 14 April 2015 – Helping to bridge the gap between Afghanistan’s legal institutions and people seeking recourse to justice, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) launched a television series this month in the northeast of the country.
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