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Press Release

Saturday 11 July 2020

EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy with the support of Embassy of Canada has launched the project “Preventing the spread of Covid-19 through awareness raising, advocacy and mobilization of religious leaders, community elders and women activists” in Herat and Kandahar cities. Herat’s close proximity to the Islamic Republic of Iran –...

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Position Paper

Wednesday 18 March 2020

Position Paper

On March 16, 2020 EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD) has conducted the Central Exchange of Provincial Women’s Networks (PWN) for three-days with the participation of 90 women from 15 provinces including Kabul, Nangarhar, Laghman, Helmand, Kunduz, Balkh, Faryaab, Badakhshan, Parwan, Bamyan, Kandahar, Paktia, Herat, Urozgan and Daikundi. The purpose...

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Government Civil Society Cooperation in Action for the Benefit of School Chidren in Sar-e-Pol

Government and Civil Society Coordination Forum (GCCF) is established in 17 provinces of Afghanistan with support from the UNDP LoGo and its partner Equality for Peace and Democracy (EPD). GCCF forums consists of 20 members including 10 representatives from government and 10 from the civil society organizations. The forum members...

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Enhancing Local Governance

Monday 22 July 2019

Enhancing Local Governance

One of the major problems Afghanistan faces today is the failure of the government to provide services to its citizens on a fair, transparent and accountable basis. Low capacity compounded by rampant corruption sours the relationship between the government and its citizens. As numerous sources from Transparency International to Integrity...

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Women Economic Empowerment in Bamyan

Women are a critical part of every society and contribute to every country’s economic growth, social prosperity, and workforce. As underscored by the World Economic Forum, “Reducing gender inequality enhances economic productivity and economic growth.” Where women are permitted to participate as equals in an economy, they experience increased incomes,...

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