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The survey reveals that although people in Afghanistan are more hesitant about their future and security than previous years, there are still some signs of hope and improvement in everyday life.<div>
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2017 Survey of Afghan People Shows Signs of Progress

The survey reveals that although people in Afghanistan are more hesitant about their future and security than previous years, there are still some signs of hope and improvement in everyday life. Related posts:Success of Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Inspires More Girls to Join Robotics Program Writer and Afghan Scholar Nancy Hatch Dupree dies at 89 […]

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Last Sunday, students at Kabul University became the first in Afghanistan to graduate from a Master’s Degree Women’s and Gender Studies program. This two-year graduate program, introduced in October 2015, is the first of its kind in all of Afghanistan.<div>
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First Afghan Women’s Studies M.A. Students Graduate

Last Sunday, students at Kabul University became the first in Afghanistan to graduate from a Master’s Degree Women’s and Gender Studies program. This two-year graduate program, introduced in October 2015, is the first of its kind in all of Afghanistan. Related posts:President Announces Continuation of Mission in Afghanistan Success of Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Inspires […]

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This week, the Whole Woman’s Health Alliance (WWHA) announced that they will be opening two new clinics, one in Charlottesville, Virginia and the other in South Bend, Indiana. While there was resistance from anti-abortion protesters, this announcement was met with resounding support from a number of women’s health advocates.<div>
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Whole Woman’s Health Alliance Announces the Opening of Two New Clinics

This week, the Whole Woman’s Health Alliance (WWHA) announced that they will be opening two new clinics, one in Charlottesville, Virginia and the other in South Bend, Indiana. While there was resistance from anti-abortion protesters, this announcement was met with resounding support from a number of women’s health advocates. Related posts:Wins for Abortion Access in […]

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First Lady of Afghanistan Rula Ghani spoke at the U.S. Institute of Peace last Wednesday to discuss the role of women in the peacemaking process. Women in Afghanistan have largely been left out of these conversations in the past, however, the First Lady stated that Afghan women, “are no longer going to wait for peace to fall in their laps. They’re going to work for it.” Since her husband took office, Rula Ghani has been an advocate for women in Afghanistan. She has promoted education for girls and has worked to improve women’s representation in schools and within public offices. In her first speech as First Lady, Rula Ghani encouraged women to expand their roles and work outside of the home, an idea that 74 percent of Afghan people now agree with, a record high. In addition, a large majority of Afghans (80.7%) agree that women should have equal opportunities to men. But when women were asked to name the greatest challenge they face, 36.1 percent voiced concern over illiteracy and access to education. After opening remarks by Nancy Lindburg, the President of the U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP), First Lady Ghani elaborated on the importance of Afghan women having […]<div>
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Afghan First Lady Discusses Women in Peacemaking

First Lady of Afghanistan Rula Ghani spoke at the U.S. Institute of Peace last Wednesday to discuss the role of women in the peacemaking process. Women in Afghanistan have largely been left out of these conversations in the past, however, the First Lady stated that Afghan women, “are no longer going to wait for peace […]

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On Friday morning, a federal appeals court in Washington DC ordered the Trump administration to find a sponsor for a pregnant 17-year-old undocumented immigrant in federal custody so that she can access an abortion without government facilitation. For weeks, the Trump administration has been desperately trying to obstruct her judicially approved abortion.<div>
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Trump Administration Blocking Unaccompanied Minors from Accessing Abortion

On Friday morning, a federal appeals court in Washington DC ordered the Trump administration to find a sponsor for a pregnant 17-year-old undocumented immigrant in federal custody so that she can access an abortion without government facilitation. For weeks, the Trump administration has been desperately trying to obstruct her judicially approved abortion. Related posts:Texas’s Dangerous […]

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Just one day after abortion rights advocates gathered in Poland to oppose changes to the country’s laws, police raided the offices of at least two women’s rights organizations in four cities.<div>
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Polish Police Raid Women’s Rights Organizations Following Protest on Abortion Rights

Just one day after abortion rights advocates gathered in Poland to oppose changes to the country’s laws, police raided the offices of at least two women’s rights organizations in four cities. Related posts:Chilean Congress Votes to Ease Strict Abortion Ban Hearing Begins in Case of Anti-Abortion Group Versus Virginia Oregon Passes Reproductive Health Equity Bill […]

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On Saturday, white supremacist leader Richard Spencer held another torch lit rally in Charlottesville, Virginia where neo-Nazis and white supremacists held the “Unite the Right” rally that turned deadly in August.<div>
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White Supremacists Hold Another Hate Filled Rally in Charlottesville, VA

On Saturday, white supremacist leader Richard Spencer held another torch lit rally in Charlottesville, Virginia where neo-Nazis and white supremacists held the “Unite the Right” rally that turned deadly in August. Related posts:President Trump Disappoints the Country, Comparing Neo-Nazis to Those Who Oppose Them White Supremacists Hold Hate-Filled Rally in Charlottesville, Virginia Hearing Begins in […]

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