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A Dream Come True

Suhaila Qadery, 24, had a lifelong dream of studying in a top university in the west and getting a high-quality education. But as a young woman in Afghanistan, it was never going to be easy. In…  


World Environment Day

UNDP Afghanistan, in partnership with Environment Watch Afghanistan and the National Environment Protection Agency Marked the World Environment Day (WED) with serious of activities.  


28 Gender Experts Graduate from Master's in Gender and Women Studies

Kabul University is holding the 2nd cohort’s convocation ceremony of its Master’s Programme in Gender and Women Studies.  


Media Coverage: Regional Economic Cooperation

Media coverage on the Regional Economic Cooperation (RECCA) Chamber of Commerce and Industries which was inaugurated last Wednesday, 10 July, 2019.  


The Birth of a Business

Hadya Shahrani, a trained midwife from Badakshan province, is one of the many women who have benefitted from the activities of the LITACA Project. Since 2014, she has been managing a large number of…  


The First Step to Success

Zuhal is only the second young woman in her family who is pursuing higher education and a career. Most women in her family have settled down to marry and raise children straight after school.  


Three Afghan Women Were Able to Win the N-Peace Award 2018

The annual N-Peace Awards shine a spotlight on extraordinary activists, campaigners, and advocates in Asia and the Pacific who are championing the role of women in peacebuilding efforts and working to…  


Breaking Boundaries as a Police Officer

“The day my family was celebrating my entry to the Faculty of Literature, I announced that I no longer wanted to study in that field,” says Gulafrooz Ebtekar, a police officer in Afghanistan.  


On the Road to Equality

Farzana is a 23-year old graphic design student at Kabul University. She is also an activist campaigning for women’s rights.  


Nilab’s Unwavering Spirit: Volunteering for Change

Imagine a situation where just going to school puts your life at risk. Under Taliban rule in Afghanistan, this was the situation for Nilab Aria and many others. In second grade, she had to be…  

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