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Articles with keyword "Afghanistan"

UNIFEM: Peace Is Impossible When Half the Population Is Excluded from Negotiations, Say Afghanistan's Women Activists

Posted on: Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Keywords: Afghanistan

*The following is today's press release from UNIFEM. London — In the lead-up to the 28 January London Conference on Afghanistan hosted by the UK Government, Afghan women human rights defenders...

NATO Air Strike in Afghanistan Claims Civilian Lives

Posted on: Friday, September 4, 2009

Keywords: Afghanistan

This morning, an estimated 90 people were killed in Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan, when a NATO air strike targeting two fuel trucks caused a massive explosion.  UN reports indicate that civilians made up dozens of those who lost their...

NATO Gathers to Debate Afghanistan Policies; MADRE Releases New Talking Points on Afghanistan

Posted on: Thursday, April 2, 2009

Keywords: Afghanistan, Peace Building

In preparation for the NATO summit this weekend, high-level discussions have already taken place in recent days on a topic likely to dominate the summit agenda: President Obama's strategy of military escalation in Afghanistan. Today, MADRE released a set of...

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