JALALABAD - To eliminate violence against women, the support and participation of everyone in Afghan society, especially religious scholars, is crucial, participants said at a UN-backed event that was later broadcast by radio in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province.
KABUL - Increasing participation of women in elections as both voters and candidates is the major theme in a series of discussions currently taking place across Afghanistan marking ‘Global Open Days’.
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) today released a special report documenting a sharp increase in attacks against places of worship, religious leaders and worshippers, including attacks against Shi’a Muslim places of worship and congregations.
KABUL - The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) welcomes the holding of the Second National Election Forum and the commitment of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) and the Electoral Complaints Commission to continuing sustained consultations with electoral stakeh
JALALABAD - The importance of eliminating of all kinds of violence against girls and women, as well as the promotion of gender equality was discussed at a UN-backed radio programme in Jalalabad, capital of Nangarhar province.
KABUL - The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, expressed outrage and condemned Friday’s attacks targeting mosques and worshippers in Kabul and Ghor province.
NEW YORK - The Secretary-General strongly condemns today’s attacks at mosques in Kabul city and in Ghor Province during Friday prayers. The Secretary-General extends his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.