9 February 2010 - Thousands of families in Helmand have been forced to abandon their homes due to the ongoing conflict and war in the area.
9 February 2010 - Five days into their journey on a completely different path, former members of the Taliban who renounced violence last week to join a peace initiative of the Government said they are looking forward to an incentive package.
7 February 2010 - Being primarily driven by an agro-economy, Afghanistan has a lot of livestock that are the main and, in some places, the only income-generation machine for thousands of families whose cattle are their livelihood.
5 February 2010 (Istanbul, Turkey) - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Kai Eide, today warned against the dangers of a “development where the military – out of impatience with the civilian components of Afghan institutions and international structures – takes on more of the civ
5 February 2010 - The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) today called for boosting the body’s partnership with the United Nations to tackle threats to peace and security.
NEW YORK - Any agreement between the Afghan Government and the Taliban should include a clear commitment to protect women’s human rights, the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women said today.
4 February 2010 - UNICEF launched its Humanitarian Action Report [HAR] 2010 today, calling on donors to provide US$ 1.16 billion dollars to assist children and women who are victims of emergencies in 28 different countries and territories around the world, with Haiti on top of the agenda.
KABUL - Long-standing human rights problems associated with dysfunctional governance, widespread and deeply entrenched impunity, weak justice and law enforcement institutions, coupled with extreme poverty that is exacerbated by marginalization, pose significant challenges to the