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  1. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Rights advocates fear rollback of women’s gains in Afghanistan

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:01pm by LYNNE O'DONNELL

    ... Lynne O'Donnell in London Advocates fear withdrawal of most international troops and aid agencies from country will see some hard-won improvements rolled back Afghan women ... the school, stop educating girls. The only reason my son was killed was because I was involved in promoting girls' education and the welfare of women in general," she said. "But ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545758/rights-advocates-fear-rollback-womens-gains-afghanistan
  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    US secretary of state pushes plan to ‘clean up’ disputed Afghan vote

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 05:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... – such as if the results were multiples of 50, or where women’s polling stations were staffed by men. If agreed, some 8,050 polling stations would be audited, involving 3.5 million ballots, or 44 per cent of all ... made in such areas as literacy rates and women’s rights. But Afghan forces know they will increasingly have to stand up to a bloody Taliban insurgency on their own as international forces ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552771/us-secretary-state-pushes-plan-clean-disputed-afghan-vote
  3. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    UN reports soaring civilian casualties in Afghanistan as violence deepens

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... improvised explosive devices in a worrying sign of spreading conflict, the UN report said, with women and children increasingly caught in the crossfire. "The nature of the conflict ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1550552/un-reports-soaring-civilian-casualties-afghanistan-violence-deepens
  4. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Dozens killed as Afghans vote in run-off poll; turnout 52 per cent

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 12:13pm by Reuters

    ... women and 62 per cent men," election commission chief Ahmad Yousuf Nuristani said. Interior Minister Mohammad Umar Daudzai said dozens of people were killed, including 20 civilians, 15 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1532410/afghans-vote-again-final-test-taliban-threats-loom
  5. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Hamid Karzai rejects law protecting abusers of Afghan women

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 09:51pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Kabul New code in Afghanistan sought to ban relatives from testifying against each other, halting prosecution of domestic violence cases Karzai rejects law protecting women ... and Western governments. The new criminal prosecution code, backed by a prominent opponent of women's rights, had sought to ban relatives from testifying against each other. In a country where ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1430568/hamid-karzai-rejects-law-protecting-abusers-afghan-women
  6. News - World - AFGHANISTAN

    Concerns in US military as CIA plans to shut spy bases in Afghanistan

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:36pm by NYT

    ... withdrawal that the US military fears will deprive it of vital intelligence while thousands of American troops remain in the country, officials said. CIA director John Brennan informed military ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508483/concerns-us-military-cia-plans-shut-spy-bases-afghanistan
  7. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Nato-led Afghan forces kill 60 militants in assault near Pakistan border

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 06:42pm by Reuters

    ... Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a statement. The Nato-led international force declined to comment. The Haqqani network, which professes obedience to Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1500845/nato-led-afghan-forces-kill-60-militants-assault-near-pakistan-border
  8. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Desperate search after Afghan landslide; death toll could reach 2,700

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 05:15am by AP

    ... The landslide was likely caused by heavy rain, said Abdullah Homayun Dehqan, the province’s director for National Disaster Department. He said floods last week in different districts of the province ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1503078/hundreds-feared-dead-floods-and-landslides-northern-afghanistan
  9. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan policewomen suffer sexual abuse at work

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 08:55pm by AFP

    ... Watch. “Harassment and abuse is an everyday experience for many Afghan women,” said HRW Asia director Brad Adams. “Without the consistent presence of female police officers across the country, ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Afghanistan’s policewomen suffer sexual assault by male colleagues, often inside police stations, a rights group said on Thursday, calling for women ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1223091/afghan-policewomen-suffer-sexual-abuse-work
  10. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Defiant Afghans vote in presidential election despite Taliban threats

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 05:30pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kabul Men and women flock to polling centres in defiance of the Taliban to elect a new president to replace Hamid Karzai after 13 years in power Long lines as Afghans ... to tackle entrenched poverty and corruption. Men and women waited in segregated lines at polls under tight security. At a Kandahar hospital-turned-polling station, the men's line stretched from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1465567/defiant-afghans-vote-election-despite-taliban-threats

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