Afghan women need greater participation in the peace process

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More women should have a greater role in the Afghan peace process. File Photo: UNAMA

Encouraging Afghan women to join the peace process requires safer work conditions and an equal right to participate in political issues.

That's according to Huma Khan who is part of the gender equality team at the UN mission in Afghanistan, UNAMA.

Civil rights advocates have been meeting in the capital, Kabul, to discuss a range of issues that have been impacting women since the peace process began 13 years ago.

Reflecting on UN resolution 1325 – which focuses on women, gender and security – Torpekai Amarkhel asked Huma Khan about developments and observations.

Duration: 4’20″

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