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Very restrictive abortion laws in Poland leave women in unwanted pregnancies all alone in their struggle for their safety, dignity, health and often their very lives. This is also the case for raped Ukrainian refugee women.read more »
Aufgrund der zunehmenden humanitären Notlage und Hungersnot in Afghanistan (fast 50% der Bevölkerung) hat das Danish Refugee Council und VIDC Global Dialogue eine Konferenz der afghanischen Diaspora in Brüssel einberufen.read more »
On 19 and 20 May, the second Afghan Women Leaders Forum (AWLF) took place in Brussels. Nazila Jamshidi attended the forum and provides insights into the current EU policy towards Afghanistan.read more »
Gender expert Nazila Jamshidi spoke with the sisters Atena and Mina in Herat, whose dreams as students were shattered overnight.read more »
Industrialisation has led to rapid economic growth and should be supported by social-environmental agendas. Creating more opportunities for women in industry would mean higher incomes and more control over their lives.read more »
The event, featuring Heela Najibullah, Horia Mosadiq, and Jared Rowell, discussed the humanitarian, women's, and human rights situation in Afghanistan after the Taliban takes power in August 2021.
Parween worked as a human rights and women activist in Herat and tells us about her experiences since the Taliban took over and the lingering hope of one day being evacuated.read more »
Friday, 26 November - Tuesday, 07 December 2021
This year we present a great selection of animated short films on different forms of violence.
Due to the current COVID-related residence restrictions in Austria, the reading with Tamar Tandashvili on November 12 at the Main Library has unfortunately to be cancelled.read more »
The second call for Diapora projects is closed! The aim of the Call, which is supported by Women Helping Women, is to empower women and girls in the diaspora and to give more visibility to their engagement.read more »