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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”

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

  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

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

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

Trampling Women

Women have been stomped by the shackles of patriarchy ever since they have stepped their foot into this world. Women have to combat the unfavorable cards that have been set against them ever since they were infants up until their deathbed. A woman’s struggle is continuous, even if it takes different forms; her struggles are based on the different stages of life and the different male counterparts she encounters. Society has predetermined a woman’s gender as her Achilles Heel and unfortunately, it has posed multiple challenges that she has to consistently go through in order to instill her place in society. [...]

Trampling Women2021-02-21T04:29:38+00:00

Women’s empowerment conference on Afghanistan’s sustainable and development

Brief introduction of women's empowerment conference on Afghanistan's sustainable t and development: The National Conference on Women and Youth Empowerment in the Light of Afghanistan's Sustainable Peace and Development held in Kabul participation of this Conference were a number of officials and young generation. The purpose of the conference was to express the goals and responsibilities of WILPF AFGN GROUP and opening of youth’s group which associated new with WILPF Afghan group and also spoke about the goals and plans of the youth committee at the conference. Summary: The conference under the auspices of the National Conference on [...]

Women’s empowerment conference on Afghanistan’s sustainable and development2020-02-13T10:46:06+00:00

Celebrating Sisterhood Poetry Gathering (Voice of Woman, the Voice of Peace)

Summary:  The one day conference Celebrating Sisterhood Poetry Gathering (Voice of Woman, the Voice of Peace) was successfully conducted on 29th January 2019. This one day event was arranged according to the plan to the ministry of information and culture. More than eighty people participated, from governmental and non-governmental and civil society activist including poets and youths the conference started at09:30 and ended at 01:30 with the participation   of governmental and non-governmental sectors and civil society activist. All the poems of this conference were about peace and women. The speakers and poets emphasised on the meaning of peace in their [...]

Celebrating Sisterhood Poetry Gathering (Voice of Woman, the Voice of Peace)2020-02-13T10:58:15+00:00

Whether we witness the real peace in Afghanistan?

Summary The conference, an interdisciplinary dialogue about “Whether we witness the real peace in Afghanistan?” was held on the 4rd of July, at Kabul Star Hotel Shar e Naw  with the intent of developing sustainable peace in Afghanistan. The one day conference had 130 attendees including speakers, scholars, teachers, and VIP people.   Executive Summary: The one day conference was held by WILPF Afghanistan entitled “Whether we witness the real peace in Afghanistan?” on 4th July 2019 from 11:00 up to 2:30 at Kabul Star Hotel, Shahr e Naw with the intent of developing sustainable peace in Afghanistan. [...]

Whether we witness the real peace in Afghanistan?2020-02-13T11:27:51+00:00
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