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The Asia Foundation
Addressing the Critical Issues Facing Asia - 60 Years
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Please note: Years listed represent the fiscal year in which the project took place. Projects from a completed fiscal year (Oct. 1 - Sept. 30) are typically added in the following Spring. Fiscal Year 2013 projects will be added in Spring, 2014.

Displaying 267 Projects

Projects : Afghanistan

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Afghan Community Rehabilitation Unit (ACRU)

Skills and needs assessment to determine training needs of Independent Election Commission (IEC) staff. This assessment informed the implementation of capacity-building activities.

Afghan Women Welfare Department

Discussion groups in Jalalabad province for 200 community leaders in Pashto and Dari on 10 topics related to women’s rights within an Islamic perspective.

Afghan Youth Cultural Foundation

Discussion groups in Samangan province for 150 community leaders in Dari on 10 topics related to women’s rights within an Islamic perspective.

Afghans for Civil Society

Three-month preparatory course for the National College entrance examination for 50 girls in Kandahar city; Discussion groups in Kandahar province for 200 community leaders in Pashto on 10 topics related to women’s rights within an Islamic perspective.

Aria Services and Rehabilitation Organization for Afghanistan

Discussion groups in Baghlan province for 150 community leaders in Dari on 10 topics related to women’s rights within an Islamic perspective.

Awaz Production

Production of seven video quiz shows related to increasing citizens’ awareness about political processes. The shows were recorded in seven different regions across Afghanistan and were telecast nationally on the national Television of Afghanistan.

Books for Asia Afghanistan

Acquisition and distribution of more than 40,000 books valued at nearly $1.6 million to 159 schools, universities, and libraries across Afghanistan.

Centre for Conflict and Peace Studies (CAPS)

Analytical write-up on “Contemporary Challenges to Human Security in Afghanistan” using data from the Foundation’s 2006 public opinion poll, Afghanistan in 2006, A Survey of Afghan People.  Developed as part of a companion set of analytical papers on the survey for publication in December 2006; Participation in negotiating a National Peace and Unity Forum.

Free and Fair Election Foundation of Afghanistan (FEFA)

Participation in three modules of Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections (BRIDGE) training by 52 master trainers representing FEFA in all provinces, with staff of the Independent Election Commission; Participation by FEFA core staff in management skills trainings conducted by BRAC; Participation by member organizations of the FEFA network in financial training; Core FEFA staff continued English-language courses.

Ghazi Mohammad Jan Khan Scientific Association (GMJKSA)

Awareness-raising through banners, posters, and poetry on the National Assembly and provincial councils was included as part of the annual Apple Flower Festival in Wardak province. This one-day event gathered more than 2,000 community participants from civil society groups, government, and academia.

Health and Development Center for Afghan Women (HDCAW)

Production of five editions of the interactive comic magazine, Roshani, targeting young high school students on information related to government structures, the constitution, and the National Assembly. Each edition of the magazine was printed in 7,000 copies and distributed in eight provinces.

Hijarat Welfare Organization

Three-month preparatory course for the National College entrance examination for 50 girls in Kapisa province.

Just for Afghan Capacity and Knowledge (JACK)

Production of eight television dramas to inform citizens about political rights of citizens, the new parliament, and role of provincial councils. These video dramas were broadcast in both Badakhshan province and Takhar province television stations; the audio version of these dramas was aired on local radio stations.

Kabul University, Cisco Academy

Posted 50 articles and five commentaries on women and Islam in the Afghan context in Dari and Pashto on the Women and Islam Afghanistan page of the website, www.womenandislam.net.

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