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.

Statement on the decision to ban women NGO workers in Afghanistan 

News The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) is profoundly concerned by the recent announcement of the de facto authorities (DFA) that women are no longer allowed to work with national and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Afghanistan. Following only four days after the suspension of women’s rights to attend higher education, the ban on women NGO […]

SCA inaugurates two construction projects in Speen Ghar district of Nangarhar province

News SCA’s Jalalabad Regional Management office inaugurated pipe scheme and Disaster Risk Reduction projects under ABADIE project in Speen Ghar district as worth of around 20 million Afs.

We did not have economical backup, so we created Self-Help Group

News In Moqor district of Ghazni province, 20 women with disabilities or the ones whose family members have disabilities, have come together and created Rana Self-Help Group to have economical security. This group was created in 2020 with the financial assistance of the European Union under BACEDA (Building Active Citizenship and Equality for Persons with Disabilities […]

The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan Established a Midwifery Training Center in 4 provinces of Afghanistan

News The political transition in August 2021 has brought many challenges and restrictions, especially in the healthcare sector. Despite all the challenges, SCA continues to provide healthcare services in Afghanistan. SCA established a midwifery training center in Parwan, Nuristan, Samangan and Panjshir Provinces where the entrance examination for the Community Midwifery Education (CME) was conducted by […]