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Gender Alert on COVID-19 in Afghanistan | Issue VI: Women, Peace & Security and Ensuring Women’s Meaningful Participation in the Afghan Peace Process
This alert focuses on a pillar of the women, peace and security agenda of particular relevance in Afghanistan today – participation. Specifically, the alert engages stakeholders on how to collectively ensure women’s meaningful participation in an intra-Afghan peace process.
Gender Alert on COVID-19 in Afghanistan | Issue I: Ensuring a Gender Sensitive Humanitarian Response
UN Women Afghanistan issues this alert, as a preliminary outline of gender specific considerations of the rapidly evolving situation in Afghanistan of the impact of COVID-19.
Addressing the need for the ensuring gender responsiveness of the legislation in Afghanistan is one of the important aspects of efforts to ensure gender equality. Over the last several years the efforts to improve legislation from gender perspective has been successful however still there is a number of issues that needs to be addressed. Issues including age of marriage, forced marriage, rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment are among are still among the controversial issues that should be...