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Abdullah Apologizes for NUG Failure in Promoting Women’s Participation

Afghanistan Chief Executive, Abdullah Abdullah, has apologized for the failure of the National Unity Government (NUG) in promoting women’s participation and presence in governmental institutions. Speaking in a conference held for women’s empowerment, he accepted that the government has lost many opportunities for improving the country’s situation and further noted …

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UN Warns 63 Percent of Afghan Women Lack Identity Papers

The United Nations Women office warns that 63 percent of Afghan women lack the identity documents which will negatively impact and create barriers for their participation in elections. The United Nations Women representative in Kabul urged Afghan government and electoral institutions to provide the circumstances for broader participation of Afghan …

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Third Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) Kicks Off in Kabul

The third Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) Held in Kabul on Wednesday where representatives from 50 countries and international organizations participated to hear Afghanistan’s anti-corruption strategy. On the sidelines of the meeting, the participants discussed and reviewed the situation of women in Afghanistan. The event started with a warm welcome by …

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