Recent Activities of ADWRO

The Executive Director of ADWRO

25 January 2017
The Executive Director of ADWRO

The Executive Director of ADWRO on behalf of women and representing the entire women of North, participated in an event and made a productive speech entitled “Annual Partnering for Public...

The civil society activists, women rights defenders,

25 January 2017
The civil society activists, women rights defenders,

The civil society activists, women rights defenders, governmental organs, youth and other prominent figures of the Northern provinces announced their commitment to combat violence against women through a gathering in...

Annar Multimedia Center Project

25 January 2017
Annar Multimedia Center Project

AMMC (Annar Multimedia Center) was a project funded by USAID through the AMDEP, Afghanistan Media Development and Empowerment Program. Internews the first project implementing agency and the key partner of...

Counterpart International conference

25 January 2017
Counterpart International conference

Counterpart International conducted a productive conference entitled “Framework for Cooperation Program”. In the event, the Executive Director of women made speech as well as provided her productive recommendations and suggestions...

Welcome to Assistance to Defend Women Rights Organization - ADWRO

Soon after Taliban collapse, an urgent need was identified for foundation of women activities due to absence women participation in every sphere of life for almost two decades. ADWRO was formally registered as a women-focused organization in August 2002. With its headquarters in Balkh province, ADWRO Missions to bring about positive changes in all Afghan women’s lives, through providing legal awareness, capacity building programs and legal services support. As Vision, AWDRO is the most effective and widely recognized organization defending women rights in Afghanistan.

  • Foster public awareness of women’s rights in Islamic and international environment through engaging local and international media;
  • Provide social services such as education, income generation and health programs for women;
  • Provide legal aid to women victims of violence;
  • Liaise with key national and international stakeholders in order to coordinate conflict resolution efforts in Afghanistan;
  • Build capacity of civil society organizations to advocate for a society that is equitable to all;
  • Conduct campaigns to advocate for a national and community-level policy in order to bring improvements in the lives of women in Afghanistan.
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