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UNICEF vows investment in girls’ empowerment

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Oct 11, 2020 - 10:17
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United Nations has congratulated Afghanistan ’s strong, talented and ambitious girls on International Day of the Girl (IDG). In an interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, UNICEF Afghanistan Representative Dr. Aboubacar Kampo said:...
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Peace to help improve our activities: Businesswomen

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Oct 10, 2020 - 19:35
MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): Businesswomen in northern Balkh province say the war has negatively impacted their businesses which can develop if peace is achieved in the country. They say insecurity, lack of market for their products and resources are...
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Fauzia Kofi nominated for Noble Peace Prize

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Oct 03, 2020 - 15:19
KABUL (Pajhwok): Afghan female politician and member of the government negotiating team Fauzia Kofi has been nominated for the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize by the Norwegian Peace Council. Kofi has served as member of Afghanistan ’s parliament and is part...
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Peace more attainable with women at talks table: Report

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Sep 30, 2020 - 15:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): Nearly eighty percent of Afghanistan ’s peace meetings since 2005 left women completely out, a new report has found. The joint report by Oxfam, Cordaid, and Inclusive Peace said as intra-Afghan peace talks were under way in Doha,...
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Against all odds, Lailo manages to complete her studies

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Sep 29, 2020 - 16:31
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Civil society activist Lailo in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province says she managed to study despite opposition from her family and now she is working to encourage girls’ education . Lailo has completed...
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In a first, 30 women get driving license in Faryab

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Sep 26, 2020 - 18:23
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): For the first time, 30 girls and women have received driving license after completing a 21-day course in northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday. Col. Abdul Latif Khairkhwa, deputy head of Traffic Department,...
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Women peace negotiators meet Qatari officials

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Sep 26, 2020 - 13:24
کابل (پژواک، ٥ تله ٩٩): د افغانستان اسلامي جمهوري دولت د مر‌کچي پلاوي د قطر له ښځينه چارواکو سره د سولې پر روانې پروسې او د دواړو هېوادونو پر همکاريو خبرې کړې دي.
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Women’s participation in peace efforts stressed

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Sep 22, 2020 - 14:02
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU) and the UN Women have underlined Afghan women’s participation in the peace process. On International Day of Peace, which was celebrated on Monday, the two sides launched a case...
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Khost women demand permanent ceasefire

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Sep 21, 2020 - 17:12
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): Women Affairs Department officials and women’s rights activists held a gathering in southeastern Khost province on Monday and urged the Afghan government and the Taliban to declare a permanent ceasefire. The gathering was...
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Woman opens first carpet weaving shop in Nimroz

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Sep 15, 2020 - 17:07
ZARANJ (Pajhwok): A woman on Tuesday opened a carpet weaving centre in southeastern Nimroz province, hiring ten other women by investing about 200,000 afghanis. Hossein Azizi, the center owner, told Pajhwok Afghan News at her shop’s opening ceremony...
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Females constitute 17pc of Badakhshan govt workers

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Sep 10, 2020 - 17:18
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): The number of women employees in government institutions has increased in northeastern Badakhshan province in recent years, a statement said on Thursday. Currently, 17 percent of employees in government departments are women, but...
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Afghan women believe Taliban won’t repeat history

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Sep 10, 2020 - 16:55
KABUL (Pajhwok): The women of Afghanistan are optimistic about lasting peace and believe that the Taliban would not repeat their past acts, a survey revealed on Thursday. The survey was conducted by the Provincial Women Network and Equality Peace...
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Women rally in Gardez, ask conflicting sides to reconcile

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Sep 02, 2020 - 19:01
GARDEZ (Pajhwok): A number of women on Wednesday staged a rally in Gardez, the capital of southeastern Paktia province, and asked the Taliban and the government not to further delay intra-Afghan talks and be serious in this critical movement. They...
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Bride killed in Nimorz; boy sexually assaulted in Jawzjan

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Aug 29, 2020 - 18:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): A woman was killed on her wedding night in southwestern Nimroz province and a six-year-old boy was sexually abused in northern Jawzjan province, prompting rights activists to demand investigation and punishment for the perpetrators...
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‘Violence against women increased during quarantine'

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Aug 19, 2020 - 17:29
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The Women Affairs Department of eastern Nangarhar province has registered 200 incidents of violence against women mostly during the quarantine period. Women Affairs Director Fatana Aziz said they registered the 200 incidents of...
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President Ghani decrees women high council

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Aug 13, 2020 - 18:47
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has signed a decree on creation of a women high council, the Presidential Palace said on Thursday. The statement said the women high council would work in collaboration with domestic and international partners...
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Women activists want past achievements protected

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Aug 10, 2020 - 14:32
KABUL (Pajhwok): Women ’s rights activists on Monday said they wanted lasting peace, the republic system, women’s greater role in governance and protection of the Constitution. Afghanistan achieved much during the past two decades in areas of...
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Woman who slammed Roshan to ground apologies

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Aug 08, 2020 - 17:29
KABUL (Pajhwok): Peace Ministry employee Shekaba Safi has apologized for slamming lawmaker Belqes Roshan to the ground after she raised a placard against the release of Taliban prisoners. When President Ashraf Ghani was addressing the Consultative...
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People all praise for Dortaj’s work as district chief

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Aug 06, 2020 - 15:12
SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok): The female district chief for Khan Chahar Bagh district of northern Jawzjan province says she was able to gain millions of US dollars from international community for dozens of development projects within the past three years...
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Ghor widow urges warring sides to extend truce

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Aug 03, 2020 - 15:25
FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): Forty-years-old Sabzah Gul, whose husband was killed in the conflict in western Ghor province, has urged the warning parties to extend ceasefire and start intra-Afghan talks. Sabzah Gul has been living along with her four...
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