KANDAHAR - Discussing the challenges faced by women in the southern region of the country, a group of women singled out education as a priority need.
FAIZABAD - Local media’s important role in providing accurate information to build trust among communities, and in preventing and resolving conflicts, was stressed by journalists in recent events in the northeastern province of Badakshan.
FIRUZKOH - Building stronger partnerships between provincial authorities and civil society to improve governance and enhance service delivery was the focus of a recent UN-backed event in the capital of Afghanistan’s western province of Ghor.
HERAT - Improving the conditions of working Afghan women by ensuring equal opportunity and treatment is the objective of a newly appointed gender specialist in the office the governor in the western province of Herat.
JALALABAD - The full participation of women in all aspects of peace-building was stressed by participants at a series of UN-backed symposiums in Afghanistan’s eastern region last year, leading to several activists taking the initiative to set up their own community peace events.