To all the Girl Children in the world on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child
Remember to value yourself even when others around you don’t — you are the hope for a beautiful world tomorrow.
Remember to soar upward; no matter how much your space may be constrained down below — there is always the open sky and sunshine above to reach up to
Never give up trying to excel — you have the strength and the talent to realize your every dream.
I have a rose bush in my garden that is rather crowded out between fruit […]
June 2015 has begun with AWEC entering into a new venture together with a local and an international partner that share its goal of empowering women to take on leadership and decision making roles that promote and defend the rights of women in Afghanistan through increased and better equipped political participation.
As its pilot initiative, AWEC and its partners will aim to identify committed women leaders interested in competing in the next parliamentary elections, both from the capital and the provinces, and providing them capacity development support, and on-going mentoring support from current female parliamentarians, who have volunteered to […]
‘We Haven’t Forgotten You’ – AWEC’s Message to the Women Inmates of Kabul Prison on the Occasion of The International Women’s Day 2015.
The Afghan Women’s Educational Center (AWEC) and its partner, TAWANMANDI, teamed up to commemorate the International Women’s Day 2015 by acknowledging some of the most marginalized Afghan women and girls – the inmates in Kabul prison. Our teams dedicate this day to acknowledging the humanity and the right to basic human dignity, of female inmates in Badam Bagh prison Kabul, and in the juvenile correction center for girls, with the message that they […]
Awareness about Breast Cancer
The Breast Cancer Campaign was an event hosted by the Ministry of Public Health on the 19th of October. This event was held with the help of multiple partner organizations such as Afghan Women’s Education Center, Afghan Women’s Network, World Health Organization, JICA, JHPIEGO, Afghan Midwives Association, and the Afghan Parliament.
Key speakers in the event included the First Lady of Afghanistan (Mrs. Rula Ghani), the Acting Minister of Public Health (Dr. Suraya Dalil), Member of Parliament (Shinkai Karokhail), the director of Malalai Hospital (Dr. Nasrin Oryakhil), as well as many other […]