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Another Step Towards Economic Independence – Five Small Business Centres for Women Entrepreneurs are opened in Bamyan Province

EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD) with support of Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (IADC) provided 220 women entrepreneurs in Bamyan with vocational training in different skills. Three different courses were designed to meet the demands of the local market in Bamyan— tailoring, Barak weaving and beautician course for the...

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Afghan Women Demand a Just and Accountable Peace

Kabul, Park Star Hotel, 10th September 2020 – Provincial Women’s Networks (PWNs) from fifteen provinces of Afghanistan, supported by EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD) in collaboration with Musharikat -Women in Peace Process Coalition (WIP) called on the state members of NATO and the United Nations for a just and...

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Provincial Women’s Networks (PWNs) Perspectives and Recommendations for Intra-Afghan Dialogues and Negotiations

We believe we are closer to a peace deal than ever before. We appreciate the efforts of all sides and the support of the international community. We once again want to reiterate that any conflict could be resolved by dialogue and we are optimistic that Afghan government, Taliban, US and...

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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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Afghanistan must not be left behind as it braces for the Coronavirus pandemic

To ensure that humanitarian aid is able to reach the most vulnerable people in Afghanistan, we reaffirm the United Nations' call for a humanitarian ceasefire and urge Secretary Pompeo, European, NATO, P5 leaders to support this initiative by the UN and furthermore, call upon all parties in the conflict in...

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