Student-Made Documentary Seeks to Empower Afghan Women – Falls Church News Press

By Alex Russell Salma Faqirzada and Sana Kawoon, who took part in the making of the film. (Photo: Alex Russell) ” data-medium-file=”×200.jpg” data-large-file=”×683.jpg” src=”×683.jpg” alt class=”wp-image-79951″ data-recalc-dims=”1″>Salma Faqirzada and Sana Kawoon, who took part in the making of the film. (Photo: Alex Russell) “On August 15, 2021, the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan. This event

Empowering Afghan women and girls in IT – United Nations Development Programme

Empowering Afghan women and girls in IT by United Nations Development Programme on Exposure Exposure Published 2024-04-24 17:24:13 UTC Story by United Nations Development Programme In the aftermath of the Taliban’s takeover in 2021, Afghanistan witnessed alarming reversals in women’s rights. Women found their freedoms curtailed in every realm, from education and employment to public

UNDP Report Reveals the Struggle and Resilience of Women Entrepreneurs in Afghanistan – United Nations Development Programme

New York and Kabul, 17 April 2024 – Despite facing formidable challenges, women-owned and -led businesses in Afghanistan continue to demonstrate remarkable resilience, serving as vital pillars of economic stability and hope amidst adversity. These insights emerge from a comprehensive report titled “Listening to Women Entrepreneurs in Afghanistan. Their Struggle and Resilience,” released today by the

UN stresses need for meaningful participation of Afghan women in all aspects of public life – Lokmat Times

Kabul [Afghanistan], April 7 : The United Nations emphasised the need to empower and give meaningful and active participation to Afghan women in all aspects of public life, as reported by Khaama Press. Indrika Ratwatte, Deputy Coordinator of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), stressed the UN’s steadfast commitment to

Invest in care economy to build resilience and empower women, SEA countries told – The Star Online

South-East Asia’s care systems depend heavily on women, whether as paid or unpaid care providers. But with decreasing fertility rates and an ageing population, the demand for care is growing rapidly. To meet this increasing need, countries must take action to set up reliable formal care sectors, according to the Social Institutions and Gender Index

World Food Program launches sewing workshop for women in Afghanistan – Daryo eng

The World Food Program (WFP) has announced the initiation of a sewing workshop for women in Afghanistan, aimed at providing economic opportunities amidst challenging circumstances. As economic prospects for women in Afghanistan diminish, the WFP has undertaken efforts to launch tailoring programs across the country, offering a pathway to self-reliance and financial independence for Afghan

Radio Begum: The station empowering Afghanistan’s silenced women – Nation

This publication is part of the “Towards Equality” Sparknews-led program, a collaborative alliance of 16 international news outlets highlighting the challenges and solutions to reach gender equality. Under the control of the Taliban, Afghan citizens have become one of the most deprived segments of human society. Facilitating information, education and discourse are considered some of

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