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Recovering from war, working for peace in Kabul!

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Recovering from war, working for peace in Kabul!

Recovering from war, working for peace in Kabul, Afghanistan. Day 5 of our workshop and the participants are sharing their stories related to war. The purpose is both to practice their own experiences and to train their ability to help others by listening to others processing their war memories. We talked about how war is…

meeting with CPI – the biggest program in Afghanistan to strengthen the civil society.

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meeting with CPI – the biggest program in Afghanistan to strengthen the civil society.

”Yesterday’s bomb exploded 200 m from my house. 40 injured and 10 killed. And today I’m at work laughing and working with my colleagues like nothing has happened. Sometimes I wonder if we are psychologically crazy to do that. But that’s how we do it.” That was one of the honest and important statements at…

Met with female activists in Voice of Afghan

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Met with female activists in Voice of Afghan

This morning Amelie and Fredrik met with female activists in Voice of Afghan Women Journalists. One thing these professional journalists do: they call parents who don’t allow their daughters to start working in media after having completed their media studies, and talk to the parents about how media is not a bad place for women…

Meeting with Shuhada Organization about future cooperation.

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Meeting  with Shuhada Organization about future cooperation.

Meeting this morning with Shuhada Organization about future cooperation. Among other things they build schools, hospitals and medical clinics, particularly in remote areas. When the school or clinic is operating well, they hand it over to the government and an agreement is reached with the local people that they will monitor the quality of the…

Vit man som står ivägen

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Vit man som står ivägen

När vi inte håller workshops om genus eller jobbar med våra egna könsroller (inlägg om det kommer snart) här i Kabul gör vi som vanliga turister – och upprätthåller ibland könsmaktsordningen. ”Beskådar ruinerna av Darul Aman-palatset som bombades sönder av Mujaheddin på 90-talet och som behålls som ruin för att påminna om det destruktiva i…

workshop at Gawharshad University

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workshop at Gawharshad University

First day’s workshop at Gawharshad University finished. Such a great bunch of young women and men we get to work with. Eager to learn constructive listening for coming to peace with themselves, their family and friends and their war-torn society. We got requests for exploring the deeply rooted solutions for gender issues and to learn…

Framme i Kabul

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Framme i Kabul

Vi togs väl emot idag av Dr Salehi och Ashrafi från Gawharshad University samt Jawad Wafa General Executive DirectorŕShuhada Foundation. Första dagen har varit full av intryck!Q

Lyssnare utan gränser på väg till Kabul

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Lyssnare utan gränser på väg till Kabul

Listeners Without Borders på väg till Kabul, Afghanistan, för förstudie och workshops för fredssamtalsledare, kvinnliga ledare, högskolelärare och studenter. Förväntansfulla och nyfikna!

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