SUROBI – Women have always played a special role in deterring conflicts through traditional Afghan mediation systems, say members of the first woman Shura in Surobi district of Kabul province.
KANDAHAR – Media freedom and the flow of accurate information are essential to build trust between government, media and citizens, according to participants in radio programmes and series of discussions held throughout 2017 and supported by the Kandahar regional office of the UN
HERAT - Education, vocational opportunities and full participation in Afghan social and political life are essential for countering violent extremism among those Afghan youth most at risk of being drawn into the conflict, said participants at the first-ever meeting of the newly e
KANDAHAR - To eliminate violence against women, the support and participation of everyone in Afghan society, especially religious scholars and other community leaders, is crucial, participants said at a UN-backed symposium in the capital of the southern province of Kandahar.
NEW YORK - As this calendar year closes, we are still left to tackle the issue that concerns us most in Afghanistan, a convincing peace process to end the 40 years of conflict, said the UN Secretary-General’s special Representative for Afghanistan at United Nations headquarters t
KABUL - As part of a range of media activities to highlight 16 days of activism to end violence against women, Kabul-based outlet Zan TV aired a one hour programme to underscore that a life free from all forms of violence is the right of every Afghan woman and girl.
TALUQAN - Violence against women must stop, said panellists in a televised debate backed by the United Nations to raise public awareness and understanding about the importance of upholding women’s human rights in Afghanistan’s remote northeast province of Takhar.