On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (EVAW), the United Nations in Afghanistan calls on everyone to increase efforts to prevent and redress violence against women and girls, particularly in the context of the outbreak of COVID-19.
The Human Rights Watch on Saturday stated that Afghanistan’s foreign donors should ensure that priority with regards to financial aid is given to education and health, particularly for women and independent media in the conflict- ravaged country.
Afghanistan Ministry of Higher Education said based on a decision by cabinet, all higher education intuitions will be on holiday due to the second wave of COVID-19 from 28th November 2020 till March 2021.
On a Saturday afternoon in late October, a suicide bomber tried to enter an education centre in Kabul. Prevented from doing so by security guards, the attacker entered a nearby lane and set off the explosives. At least 24 people were killed including schoolchildren. Many more were injured.
KABUL, Afghanistan – Acting Interior Minister Masoud Andarabi bids to double the “presence of female officers” among the Afghan National Police, according to the Ministry of Interior Affairs, Bringing the total number to 10,000.