Post Tagged with: "Gender"

An Afghan mother’s wishes for her unborn baby girl

My lovely baby, I haven’t met you yet but I already know how beautiful you are — with your dark eyes, smiling face, soft, brown hair and golden heart. I have dreamed of having you my entire life. I count the days and nights until I will finally h…

by · Thursday, 28 January 2021 · Afghanistan

How can India end this tide of violence against women? | KumKum Dasgupta

Despite rising levels of education, gender awareness and stringent pro-women laws, change has been slow and violence against women is increasing The rape of a young woman by a taxi driver in Delhi has again left the city and the country traumatised, an…

by · Wednesday, 10 December 2014 · India, Oman

Afghan women’s voices must be heard | Samira Hamidi

Female input will be vital if next month’s London conference on Afghanistan is to boost development and bring positive changeBritain urged to give unstinting support for women’s rights in Afghanistan“This is your world, shape it or someone else will” –…

by · Friday, 21 November 2014 · Afghanistan