UN Women – Asia and the Pacific Regional Office

Asia and the Pacific

Like a bird with broken wings

UN Women releases a research report on violence against women during 30 years of conflict.
Full Details

Event Type: Launch Events

Start Date: 7 December 2013 | Start Time: 9.30 a.m. GMT 5
End Date: 7 December 2013 | End Time: 12.00 a.m. GMT 5

Location: Kabul Star Hotel, Zanbaq Square, Opposite Turkish Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan

Event Description

Afghanistan has been in conflict for over thirty years, during which Afghans have experienced and witnessed unspeakable violence and upheaval. Enforced disappearance, summary execution, torture, rape, indiscriminate bombardment and wanton destruction have been a daily reality for the people of Afghanistan for decades.

The UN Women Afghanistan Country Office will release a report on 7 December 2013 documenting the accounts of women and girls who have experienced and witnessed widespread violence during the conflict from 1978 to 2008 at the hands of different perpetrators.

More Information:
  • Contact Person: Shikib Dost, National Information and Communication Officer, UN Women Afghanistan and Montira Narkvichien, Regional Communications Specialist, UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, See Contact Email