Afghanistan

RISING Report from Promoting Women Capabilities by Education in Afghanistan (PWCE)

Published: 21 February 2017 > V-Day > Afghanistan

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Following is an update from a grassroots activist at Promoting Women Capabilities by Education in Afghanistan about their revolutionary educational center. LEARN more about the center’s program, VIEW a recent photo blog, and READ about their 2016 Rise for Revolution event: Another academic year at our education center in Kabul, Afghanistan has successfully…

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“Solidarity of People with People” by A longtime OBR activist (Afghanistan)

Published: 21 December 2016 > V-Day > Afghanistan

The identity of the author, a long-time Afghan women’s rights activists has been omitted to protect her safety. Throughout its turbulent history, Afghanistan has been a hotbed of conflicts between the powerful countries of the world. It has sustained attacks from many countries throughout its history. During the Cold War,…

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Photo Blog: The PWCE Educational Center in Kabul Finishes Another Round of their Curriculum for Women and Girls

Published: 25 August 2016 > V-Day > Afghanistan

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Following is an update from a grassroots activist at Promoting Women Capabilities by Education in Afghanistan about their revolutionary educational center. LEARN more about the center’s program, READ about their Rise for Revolution event: Thanks to your support and financial help another six months of the curriculum has come to an end in…

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Update from the PWCE Educational Center In Kabul

Published: 4 June 2015 > V-Day > Afghanistan

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Following is an update from a grassroots activist at Promoting Women Capabilities by Education in Afghanistan about their revolutionary educational center. Learn more about the center’s programs and the girls who are attending in a previous blog. On 14 Feb 2014, with V-Day’s help, we opened an education center for women…

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Rising: Afghan Youth Share their Pre-Rising photos

Published: 13 February 2014 > V-Day > Afghanistan

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As V-Activists around the world countdown the final hours before they RISE for justice, many are sharing snapshots and sneak peeks. These inspiring photos of were sent to us by a young Afghan woman who writes “Afghan Youths are getting ready to gather for rising in 14th.”

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Peace without Justice is meaningless by Malalai Joya

Published: 27 January 2014 > V-Day > Afghanistan

Afghan peace and women’s rights activist Malalai Joya shares her vision of justice for her homeland and her community. For more information on the brave work she is doing please visit her website and RISE FOR JUSTICE!

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RISE4JUSTICE: Malalai Joya: “For my people, peace without justice is meaningless.”

Published: 16 October 2013 > V-Day > Afghanistan

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by Kate Fisher, V-Day Communications & Special Events Director On Saturday, October 5th, 200 people gathered together for a sold-out evening at the beautiful Deepak Homebase, located in the heart of Manhattan at ABC Carpet & Home. Women, men, and youth came from throughout the five boroughs and from as far…

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Rise 4 Justice in Afghanistan: Malalai Joya & Eve Issue Joint Statement

Published: 21 August 2013 > V-Day > Afghanistan

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We are writing to bring to your attention the case of a poor 16-year-old Afghan girl named Shakila, who was raped and murdered on 22 January 2012 by Wahidi Behishti, a warlord member of the provincial council of Bamian province. We feel strongly that Wahidi Behishti should be prosecuted for…

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