Afghanistan

“The girls I taught in Kabul were Afghanistan’s future. The Taliban has taken that away.”

Published: 14 April 2022 > Afghanistan

– New Piece in The Guardian by Shikiba, a Teacher at City of Knowledge Photo: Afghan teachers protest against the Taliban’s closure of classes to older girls. Photograph: EPA/The Guardian As we RISE for the Bodies of All Women, Girls & the Earth and activate worldwide, we continue to find ways…

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Afghanistan Update: Reports from Women on the Ground; Support a Mobile Health Team

Published: 18 February 2022 > Afghanistan

As we RISE for the Bodies of All Women, Girls & the Earth and activate worldwide, we continue to find ways to RISE for and with the women of Afghanistan, to share the reality of life on the ground, and ways we can directly help. VIDEOS FROM WOMEN ON THE…

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New York City Rises For and With the Women of Afghanistan, Attracting Changemakers From Diverse Backgrounds (by JA, Activist/Writer)

Published: 20 October 2021 > Afghanistan

New York City Rises For and With the Women of Afghanistan, Attracting Changemakers From Diverse Backgrounds By JA, Activist/Writer and founder of Young Feminists and Allies (YFA), Inaugural Vitual Chapter for National Organization of Women (NOW) On a warm autumn day in New York City, activists gathered outside the United…

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Why I as a Black Woman Should Care About Afghanistan

Published: 20 October 2021 > Afghanistan

By Evangeline Lawson Evangeline Lawson is a southern California-based writer and content creator. You can learn more about her and her work at www.evangelinelawson.net 25 September was a typical cloudless, azure-skied day, but oddly quiet on a Saturday afternoon on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. The bar-hopping crowd had yet…

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New Short Film – RISING FOR AND WITH THE WOMEN OF AFGHANISTAN Global Day of Action 25 September

Published: 19 October 2021 > Afghanistan

When the US pulled out of Afghanistan, a coalition of groups and activists spent much time talking with our sisters on the ground in Afghanistan. In the spirit of our work and always taking the lead from women on the ground, we asked them what they most needed and they…

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Global Solidarity for and with Women of Afghanistan

Published: 30 September 2021 > Afghanistan

Dearest Activist, Friends, Supporters, Saturday was an unforgettable day. One which demonstrated the true power of our solidarity as activists across the globe held actions in every region of the planet in cities as far reaching as Kathmandu, Manila, New York, Mexico City, Dhaka, Bukavu, and Rome. Thank you from…

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Images from RISE FOR AND WITH WOMEN OF AFGHANISTAN events around the globe

Published: 30 September 2021 > Afghanistan

25 September was an unforgettable day. One which demonstrated the true power of our solidarity as activists across the globe held actions in every region of the planet in cities as far reaching as Kathmandu, Manila, New York, Mexico City, Dhaka, Bukavu, and Rome. Thank you from the bottom of…

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TOGETHER, WE RISE FOR AND WITH THE WOMEN OF AFGHANISTAN

Published: 24 September 2021 > Afghanistan

Together, we take to the streets in a global day of action during which activists, women’s organizations, human rights groups, and high profile individuals will mount in person events in cities, towns and areas across the globe. RISE FOR AND WITH THE WOMEN OF AFGHANISTAN is a call to action…

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SHARE & DOCUMENT YOUR RISINGS for and with the women of Afghanistan

Published: 22 September 2021 > Afghanistan

Rise For and With the Women of Afghanistan

Please heavily document your event. We’re especially interested in Photos, Videos & Online/Zoom recordings. On Saturday, September 25, we will take to the streets on a global day of action during which activists, women’s organizations, human rights groups, and high profile individuals will mount in person events in cities, towns…

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NYC & LA Events Announced: RISE For and With Women of Afghanistan THIS Saturday

Published: 21 September 2021 > Afghanistan

On Saturday, September 25, we will take to the streets in a global day of action during which activists, women’s organizations, human rights groups, and high profile individuals will mount in person events in cities, towns and areas across the globe. PLAN or FIND an event in your city/town/school» Worldwide…

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