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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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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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