KABUL - Hundreds of Afghans gathered at UN-backed events across the country to decry violence against women and girls, and to strategize on practical steps to put an end to harmful traditional practices in Afghanistan.
MAZAR-E- SHARIF – Investing in women’s education will help improve livelihoods, gender inequality and reduce poverty for all Afghans – that was the message from participants at a UN-backed event to mark international literacy day say in the northern city of Mazar.
KABUL - For the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, the United Nations and the Afghan Journalist Safety Committee (AJSC) convened a Media Summit in Kabul to spotlight the impact of worsening violence against reporters in Afghanistan.
ASADABAD - As the conflict in Afghanistan continues, civilians must be protected from harm, stressed participants at a UN-backed event later broadcast to audiences in and around Asadabad, the capital of the eastern province of Kunar.
KABUL - With a special focus in 2019 on the meaningful participation of women in peace efforts, this year’s nationwide ‘Global Open Days’ events commenced in Afghanistan with a UN-backed symposium in Kabul.
HERAT - A free and independent press is crucial for promoting peace and the respect for human rights, stressed participants in a UN-backed event that was later broadcast by television to audiences in and around Afghanistan’s western province of Herat.