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Boosting regional cooperation for the empowerment of Afghan women

Monday, September 10, 2018

On 5 September, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan and the European Union hosted the regional conference 'Empowering Women in Afghanistan’ in Kazakhstan’s capital, Astana. More

From where I stand: "It is professionalism that matters, not gender"

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

When I finished high school, I wanted to go to law school, but my father told me that practicing law was not for women. This is how I entered the faculty of political and social studies. Actually, I was thinking about being a soldier at that time, which is why I contacted the recruitment commission of the Ministry of Defence several times during my studies at the university. I became interested in their educational process and wanted to enrol when they opened an opportunity to individuals with... More

Women should play key roles in conflict prevention in Central Asia say experts

Thursday, June 22, 2017

“The role of women and youth in conflict prevention in Central Asia,” event was organized by the UN Regional Center for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA) in cooperation with UN Women Multi-country Office in Central Asia and the Regional Office of the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) for Eastern Europe and Central Asia. More

‘Women Count for Peace’, Say Participants of Regional Consultation of Women for Peace and Security in Dushanbe

Monday, June 28, 2010

Representatives from civil society organizations, women’s groups, gender advocates from Afghanistan, Armenia, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Pakistan and Tajikistan participated in a Regional Consultation of Women for Peace and Security which took place in the Tajik capital Dushanbe on 25-26 June 2010. The Regional Consultation was held in a framework of the Open Day event organized by UNIFEM in partnership with other UN bodies as UNFPA, UNHCR, UN Country Representative office and UN Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia (UNRCCA). More

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