SHARANA - Agreement between community leaders on a programme to support local peace initiatives was a key outcome of a UN-backed event in southeastern Paktika province.
GARDEZ - Access to government information by members of the media, and the broader public in the country’s southeast region, is improving, according to journalists gathered at a UN-supported event in Gardez.
KABUL - The director of an award-winning Afghan short film, ‘Mary Mother,’ discussed his work with a Kabul audience as part of nationwide activities to mark the global 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign.
KANDAHAR - The pivotal role of good governance in promoting development and strengthening coordination with Kandahar civil society was emphasized by participants at a UNAMA-backed event in southern Kandahar city.
HERAT - The story of an Afghan girl who convinces her family to let her complete her schooling, rather than get married, was at the centre of a series of UNAMA-backed theatre performances in the country’s western Herat province.
KAPISA - Afghan youth can play an essential role in raising awareness of women’s rights and contributing to a positive interpretation of women under Islam, according to participants at a UNAMA-backed forum in central Kapisa province.
HERAT - Herat high school students marked Universal Children’s Day at a UN event that showcased their poems, essays and other creative work produced in several months of training about the impact of armed conflict on children.