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Lifesaving Response to Women and Girls in Afghanistan

Lifesaving Response to Women and Girls in Afghanistan: An Urgent Call for US Action

Violent conflict, a devastating drought, and food insecurity affecting over half the population in Afghanistan are driving one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. Assessments indicate this emergency will exponentially grow as Afghanistan’s economy teeters on the edge of total collapse and the country remains almost entirely dependent on external aid. Urgent action …

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The Crisis in Afghanistan

On the one year anniversary of Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan, the humanitarian crisis is in dire straits and the future looks increasingly grim for Afghan women and girls.  The decades of progress toward development and gender equality have given way to food insecurity, economic crisis, and human rights abuses targeting women and girls.  With half …

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Iran – Woman. Life. Freedom.

11-3-22 | Leila Milani, JD, MA, Program Director, Global Policy and Advocacy Iran – Women. Life. Freedom Women and girls in Iran are fighting for a free future. This is not the first time women’s rights were on the line. When the Taliban and the former U.S.-supported Afghan government entered peace negotiations last year, there …

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