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Afghanistan: "One Month in Afghanistan: A Step Backwards for Women in Afghanistan"
A statement from the Afghan Women’s Network on women's immediate security concerns.
Afghanistan: Women of Afghanistan hold public prayer for peace on Mother's Day
Thursday was Mother's Day in Afghanistan, and from house to house went the call for women to gather in what some say is the first such public prayer event by women in Kandahar.
Afghanistan: Two female journalists murdered by extremists this week in Afghanistan
The murder of two female journalists in Afghanistan in the space of a week has brought home the risks that newswomen face in a country where women are not expected to ask questions.
Afghanistan: Une bonne parlementaire doit savoir se taire
La députée afghane Malalai Joya a été suspendue, lundi, pour avoir jugé l’Assemblée «pire qu’une étable».
Afghanistan: Member of Parliament, Malalai Joya, suspended for 'criticizing colleagues'
Censure of Malalai Joya sets back human rights and the democratic process.
Afghanistan: 200 cases of anti-women violence registered in three months
In the first quarter of 2007, Afghanistan's Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) reported more than 200 cases of violence against women.
Afghanistan: Marriage contract approved by the Supreme Court of Afghanistan
After years of lobbying by networkers and activists, a standardized 'nikahnama' (marriage contract) has been approved, with the potential of curbing forced and child marriages.
Afghanistan: Afghan assembly grants immunity for war crimes
Afghanistan's parliament has granted immunity to all Afghans involved in the country's 25 years of conflict, despite calls by human rights groups for war crimes trials.
WSF: Education in Afghanistan: A gendered ideological terrain
Afghanistan: 22 women and children to a cell - life in a notorious Afghan prison
Shaima left her violent husband and married a man she loved. They lived happily, but after a few years the police came after her - adultery is illegal in Afghanistan - demanding 4,000 afghanis (£42) in exchange for her freedom.
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