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Achieved Date
970days in power
970
number of days to accomplish
Involve women at all levels of decision-making process related to the peace process
In Progress
Peace and Security
Wednesday, 12 August 2015
Last Updated on Tuesday, 20 October 2015
Written by TOLOnews.com
Promise Background
In regards to peacebuilding efforts and negotiations with the Taliban, President Ghani has committed to involve women and refused to compromise on their social freedoms gained since 2001. Peace talks between the Government and the Taliban are confirmed to take place in Doha later this year.

Indicators to Measure Progress
  • 1. Increased number of Afghan women peace negotiators involved in the peace talks
  • 2. Increased number of women representatives in the High Peace Council

Status Details:  

June 2015:  A six member delegation led by Mohammad Mohaqeq, the Second Deputy of Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, traveled to the Norwegian capital of Oslo this week to meet with Taliban peace envoys. The purpose of the rendezvous is to the discuss the potential modalities of comprehensive peace negotiations. Former Minister of Women’s Affairs, Ms. Hassan Bano Ghazanfar, was part of the six member delegation, although no official peace talks were held in Oslo, Norway.

A number of national and international women's rights organizations have petitioned the government to ensure that the voice of Afghan women are represented in the peace talks and to involve Afghan women in the negotiations process.

Status Updated By:  Tolo News                                                                                                

Associated Stories

1. Taliban, Government Peace Delegations Hold Talks in Norway: http://www.tolonews.com/en/afghanistan/20037-taliban-government-peace-delegations-hold-talks-in-norway

2.  Afghan Government Rejects Peace Talks with Taliban in Norway: http://www.tolonews.com/en/afghanistan/20069-afghan-government-rejects-peace-talks-with-taliban-in-norway

3. Women's Rights Activists Stress Preservation of Progress in Peace Talks: http://www.tolonews.com/en/afghanistan/18394-womens-rights-activists-stress-preservation-of-progress-in-peace-talks

4. Doha Confirms Hosting of Peace Talks Between Afghan Govt. And Taliban:http://www.tolonews.com/en/afghanistan/19352-doha-confirms-hosting-of-peace-talks-between-afghan-govt-and-taliban

5.Ghani Prepares for Peace Talks With Taliban Leadership in Coming Weeks: http://www.tolonews.com/en/afghanistan/18284-ghani-prepares-for-peace-talks-with-taliban-leadership-in-coming-weeks