By: Storai Karimi , Date:27/03/2019
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A number of women in western Herat province on Tuesday demanded lasting peace in the country and called for their participation in the peace negotiations and elections. They said the... Read More
By: Storai Karimi , Date:12/01/2019
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Residents and some Wolesi Jirga candidates on Saturday rallied in western Herat province and vowed not to partake in the presidential election if the Independent Election Commission (... Read More
By: Pajhwok Reporter , Date:28/10/2018
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission (IEC)’s regional office in western Herat province on Sunday accused a Wolesi Jirga candidate of offering the office 1$ million in bribe to declare... Read More

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Women’s active participation in polls urged

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Officials in western Herat province said that 448 cases of violence against women had been registered with 34 women lost their lives during the past nine months.
Efforts by international and locals’ organizations had been intensified to eliminate violence against women in Afghanistan, but the menace against women continued.
Officials said that most of the cases were carried out by the husbands of women. Provincial women affairs department said that killing cases of women by their husbands had increased from the past one year.

KABUL (Pajhwok): Three children were killed by unidentified armed men in eastern Herat and northern Baghlan provinces, officials said Thursday.
Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai, spokesman for Herat Civil Hospital, told Pajhwok Afghan News dead body of a kid aged one-and-half-year and another child were found on the Khwaja Abdullah Ansari road near 8th police district this morning.
Sherzai said that identity of the slain children could not be ascertained. He said it also could not be ascertained immediately who was behind the killing.

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A former jihadi commander was shot dead along with his wife by unidentified gunmen in the capital of western Herat province on Tuesday, a security official said on Thursday.
Mohammad Ahmad Saeed, also known as Siyah Khan Chonkar, came under fire along with his family from motorcyclists on their way home from Jakan locality on Wednesday night, the police spokesman said.
Col. Abdul Rauf Ahmadi added Chonkar and his spouse were and his daughter wounded in the shooting. The gunmen managed to escape and their motive was yet to be ascertained.


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No one has right to decide our fate: Herat women

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A number of women in western Herat province on... Read More


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Herat protestors vow to boycott presidential poll

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Insecurity may hinder women’s participation in polls

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A number of women rights activist and female... Read More


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Ahmadzai garners more support

HERAT CITY, TARINKOT, JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Thousands of people have held separ... Read More