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In addition to women and girls from all ethnic groups in Afghanistan, members of minorities such as the Hazara community are particularly affected by repression from the Taliban regime.read more »
This article by Elhamudin Afghan, a former journalist in eastern Afghanistan, looks at the mysterious increase in killings of members of the former Afghan security forces.read more »
In the first half of 2021, we researched women-led businesses in ten provinces of Afghanistan. A few months after the regime change, VIDC looked at which of these initiatives were still active.read more »
Monday 28 November 2022, 19:00 - 20:30
ArtSocialSpace Brunnenpassage, Brunnengasse 71 / Yppenplatz, 1160 Vienna
This year with a selection of short films on the theme of flight and war.
Syrian activists* from all over Europe met in Vienna to exchange and network about their work, their daily challenges.
The Second President of the National Council, Doris Bures, hosted an evening of support for the struggle of women for equality and freedom in Afghanistan with VIDC and Women without Borders.read more »
On 14 September we celebrated 60 years of dialogue and cooperation with friends and companions! With a speech by former Federal Chancellor Franz Vranitzky, long-time Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the VIDC.read more »
Report from the book presentation and discussion on October 4, 2022 with Günther Lanier, Ishraga Mustafa Hamid and Franz Schmidjellread more »
On 15 August last year, the Taliban conquered Afghanistan virtually without resistance. How did this happen and what lessons should we learn from it?read more »
In Afghanistan, 15 August marks the anniversary of the Taliban's complete takeover. Anisa tells us how the dreams of women and girls have been shattered every day since then.read more »