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Afghanistan: Women's groups protest new laws
Statement of Iranian Women’s Movement in Support of Women in Afghanistan Against their New Family Law. Also About 300 Afghan women walked the streets of the capital on Wednesday to demand that Parliament repeal a new law.
Afghanistan: Kabul Declaration on Women’s Rights
Declaration of the Participants of the international conference “Family Law and Women’s Rights in Muslim Countries: Perspective and Lessons Learned”
Afghanistan: Une loi liberticide pour les femmes
C'est une loi particulièrement rétrograde pour les droits des femmes, "pire qu'à l'époque des talibans", selon la sénatrice afghane Humeira Namati.
Afghanistan: Karzai accused of bid to 'legalise rape'
Afghanistan's President, Hamid Karzai, has signed a law which "legalises" rape, women's groups and the United Nations warn.
Afghanistan: Battle lines drawn over contraception
There are indications that some Taliban groups fervently oppose the use of contraceptives and may start using the issue as a pretext to launch further attacks on health centres, experts say.
Afghanistan: International Women's Day celebrated with self-immolation
According to the local officials of Herat province, a 45-year-old woman committed self-immolation due to ‘poverty and mental pressures’.
Afghanistan: Jihadis silence women's voices
Afghanistan has one of the highest percentages of female lawmakers in the world but their voices are rarely heard.
Afghanistan: Entretien avec une représentante de RAWA
« Une alternative démocratique peut être créée » dit la représentante de l’association révolutionnaire des femmes afghanes (RAWA), que nous appellerons Sara, pour des raisons de sécurité.
Afghanistan: Circle of Women opens girls' school
Project Wonkhai - the NGO's first undertaking - is a girl's school in Wonkhai, a village in Afghanistan's Wardak province.
Afghanistan: Kandahar schoolgirls return to school after November acid attacks
Most of the 1,300 students – some with permanent scars on their cheeks and damaged vision – have returned to school full time.
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