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Armed clashes force school closures in Ghazni

Press release Fighting between the government and the Taliban has increased in recent months in Ghazni province. The deteriorating security situation has forced many schools to close. The Swedish Committee’s education programme has also been affected.

Students that they are working as physiotherapist

Uncategorized In 2016, the Disability Project of Swedish committee for Afghanistan in the North, started physiotherapy trainings to train more physiotherapists. A total of 40 male and female students from northern provinces attended in this program which is graduated by the end of 2019.

The government departments pledges to identify and solve the problems of people with disabilities

Uncategorized A one-day learning workshop conducted in Balkh, Jawzjan, Samangan, Ghazni, Wardak, and Paktika provinces to discuss the problems, opportunities, barriers, and advocate for the rights of people with disabilities in the government departments.

From dependency to independency

Uncategorized A group of women gathers in Nawabad Qadim village in the Shulgara district of Balkh province to help each other reach economic independence.

SCA inaugurates a water supply project worth 82 million Afghanis in Takhar province

Press release The pipe scheme project for 14 villages in Pasaband, Rustaq district inaugurated today by the Governor of Takhar Province and Dr. Ahmad Khalid Fahim, Programme Director/ Deputy Country Director of the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan.

Statement on the employment of Shkula Zadran

Press release As a consequence of a tweet she published on March 20, SCA has held a dialogue with employee Shkula Zadran to underline the importance of respecting SCA core values at all times. Click here to read our previous statement on Shkula Zadran’s tweet: https://swedishcommittee.org/blog/statement-suspension-shkula-zadran Shkula Zadran is saddened by the various interpretations and strong reactions […]

Statement on the suspension of Shkula Zadran

Press release On Saturday March 20, Shkula Zadran, senior advocacy officer at the Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) in Kabul, sent out the following tweet in Dari: “Alipour and his men should be killed immediately. They are terrorists, rebels and insurgents, who are funded by foreign intelligence.”  

Women are the real heroes of Afghanistan

Press release The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan celebrated International Women's Day today on March 10, 2021. around 200 staff from the Kabul and regional offices of SCA participated in the event. The programme was held in an open space at the Kabul management office maintaining covid 19 preventive measures.

More than 50,000 people with disabilities benefits from SCA’s services each year

Press release SCA joins the celebration of the International day of persons with disabilities and takes this opportunity to appeal everyone to continue increasing their attention to the rights of people with disabilities as per the convention on rights of persons with disabilities (CRPD).