9-11 & After: The World Grieves Together
The attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon shattered the
lives of not only Americans but of people of all nationalities, both
directly and indirectly. Organizations like the Taliban which
significantly restrict the lives of women lead to many of the injustices
caused to widows world wide. Griefandrenewal.com posts here some links
which address the international aspects of the 9-11 tragedy.
Help AfghanWomen.ComJust as we cannot forget the horrific events of September 11, 2001,we
must not forget Afghan women and girls who have been suffering under the
brutal Taliban regime. Afghan women and girls were the first victims of
Join us in urging the President and Congress to take steps to ensure the
Afghan women and girls' rights are restored, that women will be at the
center of the rebuilding of the country, and humanitarian assistance
will be provided to alleviate the starvation, disease, and dire
conditions these women and their children face as refugees.
The Taliban's atrocities, the worst drought in 30 years and displacement
resulting from fighting have created pre-famine conditions within
Afghanistan. Conditions among refugees who have fled to Pakistan - 75%
of whom are women and children - are dire. With little food, many have
no more than plastic sheets for shelter,
and virtually no sanitation. These conditions have resulted in
widespread disease, death, and regional instability.
Campaign to Stop Gender Apartheid in Afghanistan
RAWARAWA is fighting for the rights of widows and children in Afghanistan. Widows are not allowed to work in Afghanistan and have to beg for food for themselves and their children. The children are not provided for by the government.
Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA)
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