Afghan Women`s Educational Center advocates for peace, and human rights. We celebrated the international “Peace day” in all our provincial offices of Afghanistan. In Kabul AWEC celebrated World Peace Day in collaboration with other members of the Afghanistan Civil Society Network for Peace (ACSONP) at the Bagh-e-Zananaa.
AWEC celebrated Peace Day in Logar province, which has uncertain security at most times. Despite all the odds AWEC made it possible to celebrate Peace in Logar. The event was attended by people from the community including influential people, school teachers, mullahs, and government employees. Community leaders and officials made […]
On 20th Ramadan (8th August 2012), Afghan Women’s Educational Center (AWEC) distributed educational & sport equipments to twenty students(street working children) of the Dehbori Educational Center.
This distribution was conducted by a number of propitious people of Afghanistan and some other forgein nationals who are working in different organizations in Afghanistan.
The street working children helping committee has been coordinating with Afghan Women’s Educational Center since last year. So far, this committee has distributed equipments for the street working children several times […]
Mahtab, a woman who lost her mother when she was 5 years old and then moved out of Afghanistan with her family. Her father left Mahtab & her two brothers with Mehtab`s uncle & her uncle took care of her till she got 14 years old. Thereafter, e married her with a man who was very elder than her without even asking her. There was a large age difference between the age of the two plus the men was addicted.
Being addicted, he used to beat Mehtab very frequently. Several times Mehtab shared the story with her uncle but […]
On first May,2012, a conference was held in the conference hall of the Afghan Parliament on Convention for Elimination of Discrimination Against Women -CEDAW.
Ahmad Bahzad- Deputy Speaker of Afghan Parliament, Fawzia Kofi -Chairperson of Afghan Parliaments’ Women Affairs and Human Rights Comittee of Upper House, Ghulam Sarwar Faiz -Religious scholar, some Afghan Parliament members, Deputy of Ministry of Women Affairs, representatives of Civil Society Organizations who work for women rights were the participants of the conference.
In the first session, Ahmad Bahzad and Fawzia Kofi spoked about the importance of Convention for Eliminatin of Violence Against Women -CEDAW […]