AFGHANISTAN: United Nations shows concern over possible child deaths on airstrikes

AFGHANISTAN: United Nations shows concern over possible child deaths on airstrikes

WNN Breaking (WNN/UN) United Nations, NEW YORK: A senior United Nations official has voiced grave concern regarding reports that three children may have been among those killed during an airstrike by international military forces in southern Afghanistan. “This reminds us that Afghan children remain among the most vulnerable in the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan,” the […]

AFGHANISTAN: Human rights concerns grow for women and girls advocates

AFGHANISTAN: Human rights concerns grow for women and girls advocates

WNN Breaking (WNN) Kabul, AFGHANISTAN: As the governing lower Parliament of Afghanistan approves an extended presence of the United States government in the region on Saturday, advocates for human rights and women’s rights sit in the wings. Recent attacks by suspected insurgents on schools for girls in the Takhar province have brought 122 girl students and […]

UN and Afghan agency efforts set to bring better lives for women

UN and Afghan agency efforts set to bring better lives for women

WNN Breaking (WNN/UNAMA) KABUL: Afghanistan has made significant progress on making conditions better for women to survive pregnancy and childbirth. Yet health workers say there remains room for more progress. Services throughout the country have improved the situation. Currently 34 percent of Afghan mothers are able to benefit from hospitals and midwives services for their […]

Amid controversy EU delays film release on Afghanistan women’s prison

Amid controversy EU delays film release on Afghanistan women’s prison

WNN Breaking (WNN) EUROPE: In a continuing controversy surrounding a film partially produced by the EU on Afghan women and the system of women’s prisons in Afghanistan, Development Pictures has stated, “We are contractually obligated not to speak publicly about the film or the dispute with the EU.” The film commission by the European Union […]