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Astana to host event on Afghan women in autumn

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Mar 17, 2018 - 10:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): Astana plans to host an international conference in autumn on women’s empowerment in Afghanistan, says Kazakhstan’s Special Envoy Stanislav Vassilenko. Continued support from regional countries and the international community was...
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Women leaders hopeful about Afghanistan’s future

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Feb 27, 2018 - 12:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): During a recent visit to Washington, senior women officials narrated their personal stories of growing up in Afghanistan or as refugees, as well as their work on bringing positive changes to the country. Eighty percent of the...
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MAIL unveils this fiscal year’s plans for women

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Feb 10, 2018 - 22:38
KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock would provide 600 bee hives, 28, 000 home gardens or vegetable fields, 17, 000 chicken farms, 12 fruits processing centers and 100 slaughter units to women this fiscal year, the...
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Afghan women strong and resilient Senator Shaheen

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Dec 14, 2017 - 10:01
WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): One reason for supporting the American mission in Afghanistan is the difference it makes to women and children, a top US senator has said. The Afghan woman was strong, resourceful and resilient. Senator Jeanne Shaheen said...
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Kabul huddle underlines women’s issues

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Aug 08, 2017 - 19:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): Participants of a gathering in Kabul on Tuesday termed insecurity, old traditions and lack of financial resources as big challenges women faced in the country.
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Afghan women have more say in money that they earned themselves than property in marriage

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Jun 13, 2017 - 12:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): The proportion of women who have the authority of spending money that they earned themselves is higher than those having personal properties in Afghanistan, a survey reveals. “ The Demographic Survey of Afghanistan ,” a joint...
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Indonesia ready to help Afghan women empower: Yembise

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May 16, 2017 - 18:06
KABUL (Pajhwok): Indonesia’s Minister for Women’s Empowerment and Child Protection Prof. Dr. Yohana Susana Yembise on Tuesday said his country was ready to help empower the Afghan women through cooperation in different fields.
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USAID to help 900 Afghan women pursue higher studies

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Jun 29, 2016 - 17:00
KABUL (Pajhwok): The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has pledged $15 million in aid to help 900 Afghan women continue their higher education in Afghanistan’s private universities.
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UK govt committed to promoting Afghan women’s rights

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Mar 08, 2016 - 14:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): Celebrating International Women’s Day in Kabul, the British Embassy on Tuesday said the UK government remained steadfastly committed to working with the government of Afghanistan and civil society to promote Afghan women’s rights...
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Afghan Women’s Contributions in Agricultural Value Chains

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Nov 29, 2015 - 00:00
Mazar-e-Sharif , Afghanistan –Afghan government officials, joined by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), recognized the importance of women in the agriculture sector during a two-day conference. The purpose of the...
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World, unity govt committed to Afghan women’s rights: Lyons

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Oct 27, 2015 - 21:11
KABUL (Pajhwok): Canadian ambassador to Kabul on Tuesday said the international community and the Afghanistan unity government were committed to taking solid actions for improvement of women’s rights and living conditions. Speaking at a reception...
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Spain to focus on Afghan women in future projects: envoy

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Sep 28, 2015 - 15:28
KABUL (Pajhwok): Spanish Ambassador Emilio Perez de Agreda on Monday said his country was concerned about the situation of women in Afghanistan and pledged assistance for their empowerment. Speaking to reporters here, the envoy said Spain had...
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