03 Mar '12, 2pm

Opening a new era for the women of Afghanistan | Care2 Causes

Opening a new era for the women of Afghanistan | Care2 Causes

Palwasha Saboori is an example of what an empowered woman in Afghanistan can achieve. After seeing the plight of marginalized women , Palwasha left her full-time government job and established the Association for Defence of Women’s Rights (ADWRO). A strong and independent young woman, Palwasha says: “Though I am a young woman and also a wife, I have no problem working in Afghanistan. I think that intelligent men cannot solve women’s legal cases, but I can.” Palwasha learned how to turn her idea into reality, including applying for grants, connecting with donors and developing programs, with the direct support of the Afghan Civil Society Forum (ACSFo) and Counterpart International as part of the Initiative to Promote Afghan Civil Society (I-PACS). ACSFo is one of seven organizations that form part of Counterpart’s I-PACS strategy to strengthen civil society in Afghanistan. ...

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Women Make Less Than Men. Always | Care2 Causes

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Is a Library Without Books Still a Library? | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 04 Mar '12, 6am

California’s San Francisco State University is opening a newly-renovated library that will house only a quarter of the mil...

Trees Have Needs | Care2 Causes

Trees Have Needs | Care2 Causes

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"Rebel Farmers" Feed Cows Condemned To Death After Fukushima | Care2 Causes

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