Upholding Women’s Rights as Human Rights in Afghanistan: An Urgent Moment for UNAMA Renewal
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Download a summary of recommendations for UNAMA mandate renewal
The UNAMA mandate renewal on March 16, 2022 and the appointment of a new Special Rapporteur on Afghanistan offered a critical opportunity to address the dire human rights situation and enhance protection and security measures for women, girls, and marginalized groups. Afghan women experts and leading policymakers gathered to discuss the urgency of this moment, addressed key areas of concern, and recommended actions for UN and multilateral organizations to ensure international mechanisms remained effective in upholding human rights for women and girls in Afghanistan.