Louise Hancock, Oxfam's Afghanistan policy officer, said:
“It’s been another conference of flowery speeches: big on rhetoric and short on substance.
Ten years after the start of the western intervention in Afghanistan, Afghan women are facing an uncertain future.
The improvements for Afghan women’s rights gained over the last decade are at risk of slipping away and could be lost in a quick fix bargain for peace, Oxfam warned today.
By the end of 2014, the Afghan national army and police – under the authority of the Ministries of Defense and Interior, respectively – are expected to assume full responsibility for the pr
Millions of girls have entered school in Afghanistan, since the fall of the Taliban in 2001. It is one of the few good news stories of the last nine years.