? 9 million of Afghan people are able to meet their basic needs (36% of population).
? The highest poverty is among the Kuchi population (54%),
? Average size of poor household is 8 person,
? Poverty is more widespread in female headed households,
It is almost impossible to define the suffering which results from gender-based violence throughout the world in human terms. Unfortunately despite universal condemnation of such practices, they continue and the cost in lives, productivity, family values, and the denial of women and girls' rights to
this file is the English translation of Law of Afghanistan on Elimination of Violence Against Women. containing 3 chapters: Chapter One
General Provisions. Chapter Two Protective and Supportive Measures . Chapter three Criminal Provisions
(this is an unofficial Translation)
this file contains statistics of Gender Base violence in Afghanistan.
this is basically a study of three Universities in Afghanistan , Kabul University, Balkh University and herat university.
this study was prepared by Gender study Institute, Kabul University with cooperation of UNDP and UNESCO.
Women and Children Legal Research Foundation would like to thank
management and all staff of the Ministry of Women’s Affairs who have
assisted our field staff in collecting figures and information related to this
The main reason for the establishment of WCLRF was the universal debates made around the living situation of women and children in Afghan society.
In all these debates the issue of traditional practices stood as one of the main factors for violations to the women right. But in a war effected countr
Mr. Hamid Karzai in his speech presented his wishes that the women and girls in the country should be freed from the problems, he mentioned that still there are gaps and will not attain until getting full education and to get literate. He also mentioned the promote of women’s rights and progres