Links and Other Resources
Visit the menu links for details on other national, international and Afghan civil society organizations and resources. The following are additional resource documents to help keep you informed of the situation for Afghan women and girls.
- Official Statistics on Education from the Government of Afghanistan http://cso.gov.af/en/page/4846
- Surveys of the Afghan People: http://asiafoundation.org/country/afghanistan/2012-poll.php
- Afghanistan Mortality Survey 2010: www.measuredhs.com/pubs/pdf/FR248/FR248.pdf
- Afghanistan Human Development reports: www.cphd.af/
- Research findings (mainly qualitative social science): Afghan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU)
- See our FACTSHEETS for further resources
- AMICS 2010/11 survey from UNICEF and CSO: Click on the image to download the Executive Summary of theAfghanistan Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (AMICS) released Jun 2012: New national data show significant improvements in health, education and wellbeing of women and children, but challenges remain... To download the report, please visit: http://cso.gov.af/en/page/6807
- Authors and long-term supporters of CW4WAfghan: Deborah Ellis and Sally Armstrong Click here for details on these award winning books.
- The Good News From Afghanistan: https://www.commentarymagazine.com/article/the-good-news-from-afghanistan/
- The Mother of All Problems: Female Literacy in Afghanistan http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2013/jun/21/funding-education-in-afghanistan
- Dr. Sharifa Sharif: On the Edge of Being: An Afghan Woman’s Journey
Recommended Advocacy Resources:
- The Right to Education: http://www.right-to-education.org/node/226
- Some stories of progress: http://www.afghanalliance.org/
- Afghan National Develpment Strategy (ANDS). Executive Summary
- National Action Plan for the Women of Afghanistan: http://www.unifem.org/afghanistan/media/pubs/08/NAPWA_EN.html?
- Care.org Reports on Eeducation in Afghanistan
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