Afghan women

Support Afghanistan’s human rights heroines

When you read about Afghan women, it's usually as victims. But there's another side to the story. Jawed Nader of the British and Irish Agencies Afghanistan Group (BAAG) says Afghan human rights heroines are risking their lives to stand up for their rights - and they need international support ...

#Bonn2, day 2, part 2

In an effort to make sure women's rights were kept clearly on the agenda, Chitra Nagarajan and I crafted and raised the following question during the civil so...

#Bonn2, day 2, part 1

The second day of the civil society conference on Afghanistan in Bonn on Saturday was a packed day. We had an early start as Chitra and I had to collect our m...

#Bonn2, day 1

Attended the first day of the civil society conference on the future of Afghanistan being held in Bonn, Germany today. The civil society conference is a 2-day...