Resource Highlight: Women for Afghan Women

Link to Women for Afghan Women homepage
Link to Women for Afghan Women homepage

“WAW is a grassroots,  civil society organization; our mission is dedicated to securing and protecting the rights of disenfranchised Afghan women and girls in Afghanistan and New York, particularly their rights to develop their individual potential, to self-determination, and to be represented in all areas of life: political, social, cultural and economic. We advocate for women’s rights and challenge the norms that underpin gender-based violence wherever opportunities arise to influence attitudes and bring about change.

WAW is committed to the leadership and agency of Afghan women in the struggle for their human rights. WAW’s work takes place within the religious and cultural context of the women of Afghanistan. Our work is strengthened by our commitment to diversity. Our board and staff team includes men and women and a diverse representation of age, religion, ethnicity and sexual orientation.  WAW is a resolute advocate for Afghan women’s human rights.”

 

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