Introduction of Advocacy Group to Nangarhar Governor
Venue: Governor Office Nangarhar Jalalabad.
Date: December 01, 2019
The Coordination meeting was conducted with Nangarhar Governor Mr. Shah Mahmood ‘Miakhel” on December 01, 2019 in Governor House Nangarhar province. In total 11 participants were from Advocacy group and AWEC GMN project staff. First Ms. (Hameeda Hamidi) GN project coordinator explained overall activities of AWEC in Nangarhar province. Nangarhar Governor Shah Mahmoud Miakhel also praised the work of the Afghan Women’s Educational Center and talked about education as the basis of the community also give some life examples about his life that education change humans. He has stressed education is the foundation of the community.He encouraged the advocacy team to work together and avoid the absence of girls in schools.The Governor said “I will collaborate and support the GN project Advocacy team in Nangarhar and will direct the relevant governmental organizations to contribute and well support you”.
Kabul GN project team meeting with Governor Mr. Mr. Yagob Haidari
GN project program team met Kabul Governor on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. During the meeting, two sides discussed the project ongoing activities in two districts of Kabul, Chaharasia, and Khakjabar. This project will establish advocacy groups in Kabul and two other provinces Parwan and Nangarhar to fully cooperate with parents of girls drop out of school to let their daughters continue education. Afghan women and girls are largely uneducated and limited to their homes, and face various types of violence; threats, torture, early marriages, honor killing, and rape and are often the most marginalized and vulnerable part of society. In the end, Mr. Yagob Haidari is promised he will support from the GN project advocacy activities.