Why Women Are the Solution to Afghanistan’s Insecurity

Why Women Are the Solution to Afghanistan’s Insecurity

Women in Afghanistan—as in communities around the world—recognize the warning signs of violent conflict. Ask an Afghan woman about ISIS’ presence in the country or about the Taliban’s growing strength and she’ll cite indicators of their pervasive influence: women banned from attending school in southern provinces, the Taliban kidnappings in Parwan province to the north, […]

PHOTOS: Equipping Women to Push for Inclusion in the Afghan Peace Process

Posted by on July 30, 2014
PHOTOS: Equipping Women to Push for Inclusion in the Afghan Peace Process

Last month, in Kabul, Inclusive Security conducted the latest in a series of advocacy trainings for Afghan women. Twenty-one participants from nine provinces faced down major demonstrations, a terrorist attack, and new security roadblocks to attend the workshop. As tensions from Afghanistan’s deteriorating electoral process heightened, we—along with our local partner, the Afghan Women’s Network—built […]