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Afghanistan-Pakistan Women’s Peacemaking Consultation “Sharing Experiences and Lessons Learnt from Conflict and Post-Conflict Social Cohesion and Empowerment Efforts”

2021-03-11T16:53:29+00:00

Event Report - Draft A consultative session was held at Jinnah Institute Islamabad on December 29th 2020, between Afghan and Pakistani women activists from remote areas, to convene and share their lived experiences of violence and conflict, and their subsequent stories of success in overcoming obstacles to emerge as actors of positive change in their local communities. Six women from the Northwest tribal districts of Pakistan joined the consultation in Islamabad, while two groups of eight and four women joined remotely from Kabul via Zoom. The day’s proceedings were convened over two sessions, and were moderated by Senior Program Manager Jinnah [...]

Afghanistan-Pakistan Women’s Peacemaking Consultation “Sharing Experiences and Lessons Learnt from Conflict and Post-Conflict Social Cohesion and Empowerment Efforts”2021-03-11T16:53:29+00:00

Provincial Women Religious and Community Leaders Statement for Geneva Donor Conference on Afghanistan

2021-03-07T10:51:25+00:00

  Background: On November 11th, 2020 the Norwegian Embassy in Kabul, in collaboration with Afghan Women Peace and Freedom Organization (AWPFO), EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD), NCA, UN Women, and UNAMA, held a half day gathering on the topic of “Humanizing Women’s Rights in Peace and War”. A total of 12 women joined the event from different provinces to share their views in two panel discussions on; Panel 1: Women’s rights from Islamic perspective, and in the light of national and International laws Panel 2: Rural women’s challenges and recommendations to different actors. The purpose of the gathering [...]

Provincial Women Religious and Community Leaders Statement for Geneva Donor Conference on Afghanistan2021-03-07T10:51:25+00:00

“100 Untold Stories of War & Peace by Afghan Women” Book Lunch Narrative Report

2021-03-01T11:28:59+00:00

1.     Executive Summary: The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom: was established in 1915 to stop the First World War and is now the oldest women’s peacemaking organization in the world. WILPF identifies and develops feminist perspectives to challenge the inter-related issues of patriarchy, militarism, neoliberalism and their consequences, which WILPF views as the key long-term causes of conflict. WILPF uses its core strengths – feminist analysis and advocacy promoted by a mobilized feminist community. Its feminist methodology of building feminist peace leaders and strengthening leadership for holistic WPS implementation across activists, coalitions and policymakers also supports long-term [...]

“100 Untold Stories of War & Peace by Afghan Women” Book Lunch Narrative Report2021-03-01T11:28:59+00:00

FIRST AFGHAN WOMEN ULEMA CONFERENCE ON PEACE

2021-02-24T04:47:54+00:00

1.1 Executive Summary: We always hear from our international allies “Afghan led and Afghan owned peace process”. The Afghan led part can be somewhat true where a few Afghan national Id holders are sitting around the negotiation table and deciding the fate of 38,928,346 people[1], however the “Afghan owned peace process” part is not fully true. For us to ensure the ‘Afghan owned peace process’, we need to mobilize, engage, and empower girls, women, and men from all parts of life in a united front to raise their voice on the issues that leave a permanent impact on all of their [...]

FIRST AFGHAN WOMEN ULEMA CONFERENCE ON PEACE2021-02-24T04:47:54+00:00
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