Afghanistan update

Australian Government must do more to support Afghan people

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Article written by Anthea Spinks, Oxfam Australia Programs Director As the final US planes flew out of Kabul this week, the hopes of thousands of Afghan people to also leave their country were dealt a heavy blow. With the country now devoid of foreign forces for the first time in 20 years, what happens next […]

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Afghan women risk losing hard-earned rights

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Afghan women risk losing their hard-earned rights after being excluded from Afghanistan’s peace negotiations with the Taliban. The new report released this week, “Behind Closed Doors,” discusses the risk of denying women a voice in determining Afghanistan’s future.

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Afghanistan at a crossroads: Speakers tour

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This year will be one of rapid change in Afghanistan, as international military forces complete their withdrawal and Afghans await the final outcome of Presidential elections. Despite some important gains in women and girls’ access to education and health, almost 13 years since the fall of the Taliban the situation facing women and girls throughout […]

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