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KABUL (PAN): An influential human rights organisation on Tuesday said the number of Afghan women jailed for fleeing forced and abusive marriages, and other "moral crimes", has soared since 2011.
KABUL (PAN): An Afghan woman is among four winners of this year’s Courage in Journalism Awards announced by a Washington-based media organisation on Friday.
KABUL (PAN): Acting British Ambassador Nic Hailey has said that improving the lives of women and girls remained central to the UK’s work in Afghanistan.
KUNDUZ (PAN): A 14-year-old girl was killed in an overnight gun attack in the Imam Sahib district of northern Kunduz province, an official said on Wednesday.
KABUL (PAN) Da Qanoon Ghushtonky (DQG) -- Law Seekers -- is a civil society organisation that works to increase Afghan women’s access to justice and curb violence against them.
FARAH CITY (PAN): Violence against women, including murder, has increased in the western province of Farah this year, officials said on Wednesday.
KABUL (PAN): Hundreds of Afghan women took to the streets in Kabul on Wednesday against
KABUL (PAN): Reproductive healthcare remains a major challenge for women in Afghanistan due to cultural barriers and lack of proper medical facilities for pregnant women across the country, the United Nations said on Wednesday.