In the News: ‘The suffering of Afghan women is the suffering of Afghanistan itself’

CW4WAfghan’s Executive Director, Dr. Lauryn Oates, and Khorshied Nusratty, President of Artists for Afghanistan Foundation and a former ABC News reporter and Kabul bureau chief for Fox News, have published an article in The Globe and Mail entitled ‘The suffering of Afghan women is the suffering of Afghanistan itself’. The article looks at Afghanistan in the 6 months since the Taliban takeover, with negative implications seen on a social, economic, and moral level.

For Canada and other countries that used to invest in women’s empowerment programming in Afghanistan, the article sends a clear message: the time to support women and girls in Afghanistan is now.

Read the article here.

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