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Without SCA’s support, Nargis has lost hope

News Nargis, 14, has a hearing impairment. Her father, Mohammad Hussain, suffers from paraplegia, and his legs are paralysed. Both of them used to receive support from the Swedish Committee of Afghanistan (SCA), but since the suspension of SCA’s activities in July 2023, they haven’t received any further assistance. Now they are worried about their future.

“SCA saved our family from darkness.”

News Wazir Mohammad Dilsoz and six of his siblings are visually impaired. They used to get support from the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA), but after the organisation’s activities were suspended, their future is uncertain.

Suspension of SCA leaves thousands without orthopedic aids

News Habibullah has been waiting for a prosthetic leg since SCA’s activities were suspended.

SCA pauses all activities in Afghanistan

News The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan is pausing all its activities in Afghanistan. This is in response to a decree from the Islamic Emirate Afghanistan (IEA) which called for the suspension of all "Sweden’s activities".

SCA conference: Afghanistan beyond humanitarian support – navigating challenges and opportunities

News SCA is organising its biennial international conference in Stockholm on 30th November, 2023. The conference will gather experts, policymakers, civil society, and academia to discuss the latest developments in Afghanistan.

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan strongly condemns the desecration of the Holy Quran

Press release The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) strongly condemns the desecration of the Holy Quran that took place in Sweden today. We are saddened and appalled by the incident, carried out by man of Iraqi origin outside the Iraqi embassy in Stockholm. Desecration of the Holy Quran is a despicable display of Islamophobia and hatred. It […]

SCA partially pauses activities following IEA directive

Press release On July 11, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA), the de facto authorities, issued a directive suspending “all of Sweden’s activities in Afghanistan”. Consequently, some activities of the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA), have been paused. SCA stands firm in its commitment to support the Afghan people and will do its utmost to secure the […]

Statement on the de facto authorities of Afghanistan suspending Sweden’s activities.

Press release The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan, SCA, is seeking dialogue with the de facto authorities of Afghanistan to clarify if the directive of July 11 to suspend all Sweden’s activities in Afghanistan will affect our organization. SCA is a non-governmental organization established in 1980 as a solidarity movement, from people to people, to support Afghans’ right […]

SCA condemns the continued closure of girls’ schools in Afghanistan

News For a second school year, secondary schools in Afghanistan have opened without the presence of girls.