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Women for Change, international campaign for human rights in Afghanistan

On 9th of April 2017, COSPE , HAWCA (Humanitarian Assistance for the Women & Children of Afghanistan) and CSHRN (Civil Society and Human Rights Network) have jointly launched Women for Change.

Thursday 20 April 2017

THE ICC AND CRIMES OF SEXUAL AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE (SGBV)

We have witnessed progressive developments regarding the judicial investigation and prosecution of crimes of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), assumed that it exclusively concerns women & girls. But no!

Saturday 15 April 2017

Sexual and Gender-Based Crimes

International Criminal Court Policy Paper on June 2014 Table of Contents Use of Key Terms Executive Summary I. Introduction II. General Policy III. The Regulatory Framework (a) The Statute (i) Article 6 — Genocide (ii) […]

Saturday 15 April 2017

Guissou Jahangiri: La participation politique des femmes iraniennes au pouvoir, un chemin semé d’embuches

Guissou Jahangiri: Les élections présidentielles ainsi que celles des Conseils islamiques des villes et des villages auront lieu simultanément le 19 mai prochain en Iran. Ce sera la douzième fois que l’on élit un président, et la cinquième édition des élections des Conseils, 38 ans après la révolution dite islamique.

Wednesday 8 March 2017

2016 Int. Women’s Film Festival Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery of 4th edition of the “International Women’s Film Festival – Herat” at Gardens of Babur, in Kabul on 19 October 2016 with hundreds of artists, filmmakers, officials & people from different walks of life.

Tuesday 21 February 2017

Former lover of the poet known as Iran’s Sylvia Plath breaks his silence

50 yrs after Forough Farrokhzad’s death, Ebrahim Golestan talks about his affair with the giant of Persian literature. “In every culture you have cultural icons, like Shakespeare in Britain. Farrokhzad was like that”.

Tuesday 14 February 2017

THE MILLENNIALS OF AFGHANISTAN HAVE NEVER KNOWN A WORLD WITHOUT WAR. SO WHY ARE THESE KIDS SO HOPEFUL?

Many millennials in Afghanistan are extraordinarily resilient, even hopeful. “The future of Afghanistan is going to be very bright,” says Zhala Sarmast, 17, a member of groundbreaking women’s cycling group that biked across the country to promote female independence.

Friday 10 February 2017

Afghanistan: The Taboo of Sexual Rejection

IWPR: Zarmina, 36, lives in Herat city with her husband Juma Gul, a driver, and his second wife. “I got married to Juma Gul 17 years ago, but after six years he married another girl,” […]

Thursday 9 February 2017

2016 Int. Women’s Film Festival: Special Award of the Jury to “Mirror” & “Station”/Afghanistan

The short fiction “Mirror” and the animation “Station” both directed by Vega Moqarabi from Afghanistan received the Special awards of the Jury.

Tuesday 7 February 2017

2016 Int. Women’s Film Festival Award: Best camera “Song of the Horned Owl”/India

The fiction “Song of the Horned Owl” directed by Manju Borah from India was awarded as the Best camera, by the international jury.

Tuesday 7 February 2017