Afghanistan

Rising: Afghan Youth Share their Pre-Rising photos

Published: 13 February 2014 > Afghanistan

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 > 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 > Afghanistan

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 > Afghanistan

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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