Monthly Archives: February 2017

Thanks to this Afghan woman, 6,000 imams have taken gender-sensitivity training

BREAKING BARRIERS Jamila Afghani, who has battled discrimination since childhood, uses Islam to empower women in Afghanistan. She is committed to continuing the work despite threats and other obstacles. JANUARY 5, 2017 KABUL, AFGHANISTAN—It is Friday noon in Kabul, Afghanistan, and men dressed in traditional clothes hurry to mosques to pray in congregation. Friday prayers are usually men’s business, and ... Read More »

Report on EVAW & GBV (16 Day) Campaign 2016

6000 Posters & leaflets Distributed Workshop conducted for 48 women activists, scholars and leaders Workshop conducted for 40 women head of gender Department from Gov. Institutions Volunteer Network of 80 women Established Executive Summary: NECDO as a member of Afghan CSOs is proud to be working for the elimination of violence against women for the past 16 years. In spite ... Read More »

WILPF Afghanistan Profile 2016

WILPF (Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom) A Short Introduction: The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is an international, non-governmental organization (NGO) with National Sections covering every continent, an International Secretariat based in Geneva, and a New York office focused on the work of the United Nations (UN). Since our establishment in 1915, we have brought ... Read More »