Afghan Sister Network

  • Kabul, Afghanistan

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The Afghan Sister Network representatives gathering at jobs.af office in kabul brought the idea of establishing a platform where Afghan Women could share their observations and concerns as well as find ways for solving them. With all this reasons the idea of establishment a Network where women’s issues could be discussed in details was born.
After the United Nations fourth World Conference on women in Beijing-china, which was attended by a group of Afghan women from various organizations and UN agencies, the idea of establishing a network to promote unity and cooperation among Afghan women, was formed. Inspired by women’s movement in different parts of the world, in 1995 the participants along with other Afghan women decided to establish the Afghan Sister Network.
The Afghan Sister Network (ASN) is a corn stone of Afghanistan’s fledging women’s movement, serving as a well-established network for the growing number of women’s organizations operating in the country. AWN has had a strong presence in Kabul, Herat and Jalalabad, while also working through local partners in several Afghan provinces. ASN fulfills the function of a network of organizations, as well as undertaking its own projects addressing issues such as gender-based violence, youth empowerment and girl’s education