Illinois Wesleyan University recently hosted a Walk for the Women of Afghanistan. Thirty people participate in the walk, raising $600 for the Feminist Majority Foundation’s Campaign to Stop Gender Apartheid in Afghanistan. For more information, contact a Field Representative or Ossai Miazad at FMF’s Arlington, VA office, (703) 522-2214.
9/29/2014 Hope for Afghan Women as New President is Sworn In - Ashraf Ghani, who has publicly and consistently stated his support for women's rights and women's participation in government,Â was sworn inÂ as the new President of Afghanistan today atÂ the Presidential Palace in Kabul.
Over 1000 national and international guests attended the ceremony, including high-ranking officials from the United Nations and 34 countries and a delegation from the United States. . . .