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NATIONAL CONFERENC – Meaningful Participation of Women in Afghanistan Peace Process

Following the training of Women Leaders, Activists and Religious Leaders in Kabul and four (Paktya, Kunduz, Kandahar and Uruzgan) provinces of Afghanistan about “Women’s Rights in Light of Islam”, EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD) held two days National Conference to provide platform for 150 women and religious leaders...

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No Escalation of Violence as a Tactic

Sunday 13 December 2020

No Escalation of Violence as a Tactic

Following the completion of procedures for the Intra-Afghan-Negotiations, the joint statement released by the negotiating teams of the Republic and Emirate is another step forward in the peace process. We, the Afghan women from provinces of Afghanistan, applaud both sides for this remarkable progress. Also, we would like to thank...

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Learning from #16Days of Activism

Thursday 10 December 2020

Learning from #16Days of Activism

As we mark the closure of 16 Days of Activism for Elimination of Violence Against Women for the year 2020, we the members of Provincial Women Networks active in fifteen provinces of Afghanistan applaud the international community for supporting Afghanistan and standing with Afghan women to safeguard their rights. Afghanistan...

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Provincial Women Religious and Community Leaders Statement for Geneva Donor Conference on Afghanistan

On November 11th, 2020 the Norwegian Embassy in Kabul, in collaboration with Afghan Women Peace and Freedom Organization (AWPFO), EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD), NCA, UN Women, and UNAMA, held a half day gathering on the topic of “Humanizing Women’s Rights in Peace and War”. A total of 12...

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Press Release

Wednesday 21 October 2020

Extension of the project ‘Preventing the spread of COVID-19 through awareness raising, advocacy campaign, mobilization of religious leaders, community elders & women activists; and launching 16-days of activism campaign on Gender Based Violence (GBV) to raise awareness and assess the GBV status during COVID-19’ With the financial support of Canada Fund...

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