Press Release on Violence against Women
In the Afghan society, violence against women is considered as a wide-spread, common and undeniable reality. The current report covers the various types of violence against women occurred during the 10 months of fiscal year 1396. In addition to providing statistical information, this report put forward detailed incidents of violence that states terrible facts. Women in insecure provinces of Afghanistan are more vulnerable than in other areas. The AIHRC’s investigations show that armed conflict in the border and Taliban’s influence in the regions are the main reasons for the increase of violence in the country. And the government cannot provide adequate health, education and judicial services in these areas.