President Ghani’s recognition of sexual harassment in Afghanistan as ‘shocking’ is spot-on. The Afghan government should promptly enact a law against sexual harassment and ensure that every government institution develops and implements an anti-sexual harassment policy.
Saturday 20 September 2014 World EVENT: International Conference: Religious-Right, Secularism and Civil Rights
Join notable free-thinkers, atheists and secularists from around the world for a weekend of discussions and debates on the religious-Right, its attacks on civil rights and freedoms, and the role of secularism for 21st century humanity.
Human Rights & Civil Society Newsletter, no.92
International Women’s Network
This page offers links to various sources of information on women's issues. They are both government and non-government sources in several languages and have been compiled on an impartial basis.
Politis Asia Journal
EU HR Guidelines published or the first time in Persian. Including Death Penalty; Torture, HR dialogues with third countries; Children & armed conflict; HR Defenders; Protection of the Rights of the Child; VAW, International Humanitarian Law.
With the time frame around the transition of Allied military and security operations to the Government of Afghanistan looking more and more uncertain, difficult questions persist; Have the Allied Forces achieved what they set out to do and what legacy will they leave?
Conferences and Seminars
136th Goftegu Public Debate: History recorded – Afghanistan through Steve McCurry’s lenses – Invitation
Class dismissed at Kandahar Institute of Modern Studies, a rare place of learning for girls, as military withdrawal affects civilian projects