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This research was carried out as part of the ongoing work of the Monitoring Women’s Peace and Security partnership between APPRO, Cordaid and Equality for Peace and Democracy. MWPS aims to assess the implementation of Afghanistan’s NAP 1325 in 15 provinces. The case study presented here explores the ways in which crafts-making in the provinces of Balkh and Daikondi is currently contributing to the achievement of the aims of the fourth pillar of Afghanistan’s National Action Plan 1325, “Relief and Recovery.”
This is the third Annual Synthesis Report for the project, “Monitoring Women’s Peace and Security” (MWPS), reporting on activities covering the last quarter of 2015 to the end of 2016. MWPS is led by Cordaid and funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs to monitor and assist in the implementation of Afghanistan’s National Action Plan (NAP 1325) at the local level in a partnership comprising Cordaid, APPRO, and EPD.
This is the fourth monitoring report of Afghanistan Rights Monitor (ARM). The objective for the ARM monitoring rounds is to assess changes in fundamental rights conditions across ten target provinces from January 2016 to December 2017. “Fundamental Rights” are conceptualized broadly to include Civic, Social, and Economic rights. A baseline assessment was concluded in December 2015 to establish the basis against which to monitor changes in fundamental rights conditions, followed by three monitoring cycles. This fourth monitoring cycle covers March to June 2017. Data were collected in 29 rural and urban districts in the Central, Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western geographical zones of Afghanistan.
این چهارمین گزارش نظارتی پروژۀ نظارت از حقوق اساسی شهروندان افغانستان (ARM) می باشد که با کمک مالی وزارت امور خارجۀ هالند فراهم آمده است. موسسۀ مطالعات عامۀ افغانستان از تمام کسانی که موافقت کردند تا در روند جمع آوری معلومات برای این گزارش سهم بگیرند، سپاسگزاری می کند
دا د افغان وګړو له بنسټیزو یا اساسي حقونو څخه د څارنې پروژې(ARM) څلورم څارنیز راپور دی چې د هالنډ د بهرنیو چارو وزارت په مالي لګښت چمتو شوی. د افغانستان د عامه څېړنو موسسه له ټولو هغو کسانو مننه کوي چې موافقه یې وکړه تر څو د دې راپور له پاره د معلوماتو په راټولولو کې ونډه واخلي
The aim of this case study is to provide an update to what is know about the drivers and consequences of self-immolation and inform the work of Provincial Women Networks as part of the MWPS project. The findings are based on qualitative data gathered through key informant interviews with victims, their families, medical and police personnel, representatives of Family Response Units, and women’s rights activists and specialists. Administrative records of cases of self-immolation from two leading hospital burn centers were also reviewed.