Women For Women 's Rights

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Women for Afghan Women (WAW) are a grassroots, civil society organization. The mission is dedicated to securing and protecting the rights of disenfranchised Afghan women and girls in Afghanistan and New York, particularly their rights to develop their individual potential, to self-determination, and to be represented in all areas of life: political, social, cultural and economic. We advocate for women’s rights and challenge the norms that underpin gender-based violence wherever opportunities arise to influence attitude and bring about change.
I, Belqis Hussaini worked as a Case Worker with Family Guidance Center (FGC) department with Women for Afghan Women (WAW) on behalf of US Government in Kabul from January 01, 2007 to June 30, 2014. In these several years, I have worked on hundreds cases that I mediated and followed up those cases, I have faced with many threats at different times and in different ways such as telephonic and pursuers.
In January of 2007, I have worked on a case by the name of Mrs. Homa D/O Nooragha that her husband was a member of a party that worked against government that he was a commander of Taliban party. He tortured his wife Mrs. Homa. He ablated her nails; broke her legs and he beat her brutally. She has run away from her husband and has gone to police station. After that, we have covered and confined her in Ibn-Sina Hospital, which this case telecasted by many TV channels as well as Associated Press. Mrs. Homa’s husband had seven brothers that

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