Afghanistan

In solidarity with the Afghan women gathered in Brussels December 4-5th, women’s rights activists met in parallel session in Brussels to formulate support strategies for the implementation of the Brussels Proclamation issued by the Afghan Women’s Summit.
Delegates from four Afghan factions have signed an agreement on a transitional government to run the country after 20 years of war.
WLUML invites all human rights and women’s organizations, social action groups, anti-war activists, and civil society in general, to extend or add to the main thrust of the document.
In a UK daily newspaper, The Mirror (London, Friday 16 November) John Pilger argues that the conflict is a sham built on lies... and that those who defend it have blood on their hands.
On the eve of the Bonn conference, we repeat our call to the UN to support and facilitate Afghan women's involvement in peace and reconstruction processes.
In the coming weeks, the 12 Points will be used in lobbying efforts and awareness raising actions around the world.
In a Letter to U.S. Government and Roman Catholic Church Leaders, Women-Church Convergence, declares "present policies unworthy of a great nation dedicated to democracy, justice and freedom under God."
A call upon the UN, better-positioned than any other entity, to support and facilitate Afghan women's involvement in the decision-making and transition processes in the coming months.
Women activists from Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, European Union and Revolutionary Afghan Women Association (RAWA) demand that the UN should play a pivotal role in the formation of post-Taliban government in Afghanistan through elections.
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