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Peace Exchange- Pak-Afghan Women’s Bridge for Peace

From 21th to 23rd May, 2017, EPD with financial support of open society Afghanistan held an event on “Peace Exchange: Pak-Afghan Women’s Bridge for Peace” to facilitate interaction among Pakistan and Afghanistan peace activist and take steps to eliminate violent extremism (VE) and radicalization. The event invited around 70 participants...

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Peace Activist Network

Thursday 11 May 2017

Peace Activist Network

Since loss of lives, physical disabilities, displacement, destruction of houses and infrastructure is being experienced differently among men and women, perception of radicalization and violent extremism varies among the genders. Women and children are the most vulnerable groups to violent extremism. Being excluded from peace process and decision making increases...

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Community-based Monitoring Mechanism

Thursday 20 April 2017

Community-based Monitoring Mechanism

The monitoring of service delivery is the job of every citizen. Each of us has the responsibility to make sure that public funds are spent correctly and transparently, intervening where necessary without the use of violence. This is known as community-based monitoring.On 16th April 2017, EPD invited its provincial coordinators...

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Women Economic Empowerment

Monday 17 April 2017

Women Economic Empowerment

While there is little study of women owned businesses’ contribution as drivers to increase the growth rate of the economies but there is a general consensus that women play pivotal role in development and growth of the economies. If the barriers preventing women from economic participation are eliminated or alleviated,...

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Campaign of Eradication of Illiteracy

Afghanistan is one of the countries with highest level of illiteracy. It is recorded that 66 percent of Afghans are illiterate and this percentage among women is more critical reaching to 90 percent. Additionally, illiteracy rate is higher in remote and rural areas in comparison to urban places. Illiteracy is...

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