United Nations published this video item, entitled “Afghanistan: “Peace is not just silencing the guns”, Afghan women leaders on women and girls” – below is their description.
Informal comments to the media by Fawzia Koofi – former Republic Peace Negotiator and first woman Deputy Speaker of Parliament; Naheed Fareed, former Afghan Parliamentarian and Chairperson of House Standing Committee for Human Rights, Civil Society and Women Affairs; Asila Wardak, former Diplomat; and Anisa Shaheed, Journalist on the situation of women and girls in Afghanistan.
United Nations YouTube Channel
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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.
Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.