Conference on celebrating the International Human Rights Day and Appreciating the Human Rights works of Journalists

Dec 10th is the International Human Rights Day, celebrating this day is very important and meaningful especially to human rights defenders and activists. Dec 10th, is the day of commemorating the difficult experiences of global campaign for human rights ideals. Commemorating the importance of human rights, appreciating the human rights activities of civil players, praising and commending the position of human rights victims and reminding the government its human rights responsibilities will certainly pave the way for realization and expansion of human rights values and principles in the country. Hence, CSHRN celebrated this day by conducting a conference with the presence of civil society representatives and journalistsin the capital Kabul. The program was commenced with reciting some verses of the Holly Quran by Mr. Mohammad Sadiq Ahmadi;afterwards, Mr. Naim Nazari CSHRN’s executive director has opened the first part of the program with his valuable speech. After that, the panel members of the program, Ms. Farkhunda Zahra Naderi, member of the house of representatives, Doctor Malek Sitez, researcher in international affairs, and Sediqullah Tawhidi, Head of Nai supporting open media in Afghanistan, have respectively addressed their speech on the «role of media in promoting Human Rights», «Civil Rights, the cornerstone of Human Rights» and «Human Rights Situation of Journalists in Afghanistan». The second part of the program was dedicated for presenting the appreciation letters of some correspondents who were very active in reporting human rights issues. The correspondents who were presented appreciation letters by CSHRN were: Ms. Shakila Ibrahimkhail, Ms. Saliha Sadat and Sayed Azim Arash, from Tolo TV network, Mr. Sajad Mohammadi and Nazruddin Moslih, from 1TV, Ms. Farahnaz Frotan from Aryana News, Mr. Ayoub Arween from BBC radio, Mr. Akbar Rustemi from Hashte Subh Daily, Ms. Pashtana Arabzay from Shamshad TV and Mr. Amirshah Joya from Arezo…

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CSHRN’s Message on Electing Ms. Taiba Khawari as the Head of Bamyan provincial council

In the name of Almighty Allah CSHRN’s Message on Electing Ms. Taiba Khawari as the Head of Bamyan provincial council Nov 23, 2014 Kabul-Afghanistan The Civil Society and Human Rights Network of Afghanistan (CSHRN) is pleased from extensive and active participation of Bamyan people in the 2014 Afghan elections for electing their representatives for the provincial council of Bamyan province. Election is one of the main principles of democracy in which people carry out their major responsibilities through casting their votes for choosing prominent representatives who will represent the wills of the citizens. Provincial councils are democratic institutions in which its members change “power” into “legitimate authority” via playing significant and constructive role. Presence of such honest and accountable individuals in institutions that represent the will of the citizens will guarantee Dynamism and efficiency of these institutions and will also have a direct impact on the satisfaction of citizens and sustainable legitimacy of the system. The honorable members of the provincial council of Bamyan province have proven the democratic capacity and civil will through Electing Ms. Taiba Khawari as the head of the provincial council of Bamyan province and recorded the pride of electing the first woman for the presidency of the provincial council, by the name of the ancient Bamyan province. The Civil Society and Human Rights Network of Afghanistan considers the selection of Ms. Taiba Khawari to this position,  as a great and practical measure for strengthening  women’s right in the country and hope it will be an auspicious start for strengthening women’s role and their real participation in the society. We appreciate this wise and great election of Bamyan provincial council’s members and honestly announce our constructive collaboration with Ms. Taiba Khawari and the respectful provincial council of Bamyan province.   In hope of a…

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CSHRN’s Message on Electing Ms. Taiba Khawari as the Head of Bamyan provincial council

In the name of Almighty AllahCSHRN’s Message on Electing Ms. Taiba Khawarias the Head of Bamyan provincial councilNov 23, 2014Kabul-AfghanistanThe Civil Society and Human Rights Network of Afghanistan (CSHRN) is pleased from extensive and active participation of Bamyan people in the 2014 Afghan elections for electing their representatives for the provincial council of Bamyan province.Election is one of the main principles of democracy in which people carry out their major responsibilities through casting their votes for choosing prominent representatives who will represent the wills of the citizens.Provincial councils are democratic institutions in which its members change “power” into “legitimate authority” via playing significant and constructive role. Presence of such honest and accountable individuals in institutions that represent the will of the citizens will guarantee Dynamism and efficiency of these institutions and will also have a direct impact on the satisfaction of citizens and sustainable legitimacy of the system.The honorable members of the provincial council of Bamyan province have proven the democratic capacity and civil will through Electing Ms. Taiba Khawari as the head of the provincial council of Bamyan province and recorded the pride of electing the first woman for the presidency of the provincial council, by the name of the ancient Bamyan province.The Civil Society and Human Rights Network of Afghanistan considers the selection of Ms. Taiba Khawari to this position,  as a great and practical measure for strengthening  women’s right in the country and hope it will be an auspicious start for strengthening women’s role and their real participation in the society.We appreciate this wise and great election of Bamyan provincial council’s members and honestly announce our constructive collaboration with Ms. Taiba Khawari and the respectful provincial council of Bamyan province. In hope of a bright future!M.Naim Nazari, Executive director of CSHRN

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Human Rights Winter School on Promoting International Humanitarian Law

More than 40 countries are carrying their military operations and investigation in Afghanistan. International reports indicate that a large number of civilian including women, children and elders are the victims of such missions in Afghanistan.On the other hand, the opposite insurgents groups use the civilians as their protective shields and unfortunately violating the international humanitarian law extensively.In addition, lack of sufficient information regarding the International Humanitarian Law in the political system induced the advocating role of the civil institutions in relation to the International Humanitarian Law to be marginalized.For promoting and generalizing the international humanitarian law, The Civil Society & Human Rights Network of Afghanistan (CSHRN) will conduct a sequence of awareness and capacity-building programs. For the present time, CSHRN has organized teacher-training programs in the capital Kabul, North, and Northeast, West, Southeast, central and East regions of the country and prepared the Educational Manual of the international humanitarian law that currently available with the civil society institutions.The educational winter school on international humanitarian law that was held at Central Hotel, Shah-e, Kabul, attended by 65 key trainers of CSHRN from Kabul and other provinces who carried out extensive discussion on challenges against the values of the international humanitarian law.According to the participants and based on the international humanitarian law, the Afghan government, the international community and the other involved parties should clearly express their commitments and responsibilities toward the values of the international humanitarian law.The second part of the program was a live music by a talented and young singer, Abdullah Milad Kabiri with high humanitarian messages through music.CSHRN is to conduct widespread educational programs in the field of international humanitarian law in the capital and other provinces soon.

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The 7th general assembly of CSHRN was conducted on 18th of March 2013

General Assembly is the highest authority of the Civil Society & Human Rights Network of Afghanistan (CSHRN); the General Assembly is comprised of all member organizations from Kabul and provinces. The General Assembly is the policy making structure of the network. The General Assembly is being organized once every two years. The General Assembly evaluates the report that is presented by the network's Executive Secretariat. The General Assembly democratically elects the structures (the Board members, the Statement Committee and the Evaluation Committee) of the CSHRN. At the beginning, the Chairwoman of CSHRN's Board, Ms. Selay Ghafar welcomed all the participants of the General Assembly. Ms. Ghafar reported the General Assembly on the role and activities of the Board during the past two years. Ms. Ghafar appreciated the collaborative relations of the member organizations in promotion of human rights and strengthening of civil society in Afghanistan. According to her, CSHNR is the main human rights network that actively promotes human rights values in Afghanistan. According to Ms. Ghafar during the past two years the Board productively communicated with the member organizations and CSHRN executive structures. It was a good experience for joint and team-working manners. On behalf of CSHRN member organizations, Ms. Ghafar has appreciated the professional and constructive partnership of the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) with CSHRN programs in Afghanistan. She also appreciated the productive and supportive role of Danish and Swiss government's representatives in Afghanistan. During the recent General Assembly, CSHRN's report was presented by Mr. Naim Nazari, the Executive Coordinator of CSHRN. The report covered the two years activities of CSHRN 2011 -2012. The report elaborated the CSHRN activities in the field of strategic development of CSHRN during the past two years. The report mainly focused on main key result areas as capacity building,…

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The 7th general assembly of CSHRN was conducted on 18th of March 2013

General Assembly is the highest authority of the Civil Society & Human Rights Network of Afghanistan (CSHRN); the General Assembly is comprised of all member organizations from Kabul and provinces. The General Assembly is the policy making structure of the network. The General Assembly is being organized once every two years. The General Assembly evaluates the report that is presented by the network's Executive Secretariat. The General Assembly democratically elects the structures (the Board members, the Statement Committee and the Evaluation Committee) of the CSHRN.At the beginning, the Chairwoman of CSHRN's Board, Ms. Selay Ghafar welcomed all the participants of the General Assembly. Ms. Ghafar reported the General Assembly on the role and activities of the Board during the past two years. Ms. Ghafar appreciated the collaborative relations of the member organizations in promotion of human rights and strengthening of civil society in Afghanistan. According to her, CSHNR is the main human rights network that actively promotes human rights values in Afghanistan. According to Ms. Ghafar during the past two years the Board productively communicated with the member organizations and CSHRN executive structures. It was a good experience for joint and team-working manners. On behalf of CSHRN member organizations, Ms. Ghafar has appreciated the professional and constructive partnership of the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) with CSHRN programs in Afghanistan. She also appreciated the productive and supportive role of Danish and Swiss government's representatives in Afghanistan.During the recent General Assembly, CSHRN's report was presented by Mr. Naim Nazari, the Executive Coordinator of CSHRN. The report covered the two years activities of CSHRN 2011 -2012. The report elaborated the CSHRN activities in the field of strategic development of CSHRN during the past two years. The report mainly focused on main key result areas as capacity building, advocacy, monitoring,…

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Human Rights Winter School on Promoting International Humanitarian Law

More than 40 countries are carrying their military operations and investigation in Afghanistan. International reports indicate that a large number of civilian including women, children and elders are the victims of such missions in Afghanistan. On the other hand, the opposite insurgents groups use the civilians as their protective shields and unfortunately violating the international humanitarian law extensively. In addition, lack of sufficient information regarding the International Humanitarian Law in the political system induced the advocating role of the civil institutions in relation to the International Humanitarian Law to be marginalized. For promoting and generalizing the international humanitarian law, The Civil Society & Human Rights Network of Afghanistan (CSHRN) will conduct a sequence of awareness and capacity-building programs. For the present time, CSHRN has organized teacher-training programs in the capital Kabul, North, and Northeast, West, Southeast, central and East regions of the country and prepared the Educational Manual of the international humanitarian law that currently available with the civil society institutions. The educational winter school on international humanitarian law that was held at Central Hotel, Shah-e, Kabul, attended by 65 key trainers of CSHRN from Kabul and other provinces who carried out extensive discussion on challenges against the values of the international humanitarian law. According to the participants and based on the international humanitarian law, the Afghan government, the international community and the other involved parties should clearly express their commitments and responsibilities toward the values of the international humanitarian law. The second part of the program was a live music by a talented and young singer, Abdullah Milad Kabiri with high humanitarian messages through music. CSHRN is to conduct widespread educational programs in the field of international humanitarian law in the capital and other provinces soon.

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Cancer: the name of the second death in Afghanistan

Khushhal Nabizadah Cancer is not the only issue in the field of health, but the broad social, economic, promotional and human rights as well. Cancer causing a huge challenge to development and human progress around the world, especially in poor and developing countries. Cancer is the cause and consequence of poverty. In other words, cancer and poverty interact with each other so that cancer negatively affects the ability of families and society. Because of incapacity, according to the cancer patients who are not able to work efficiently and incomes are low in comparison with healthy people and on the other hand, they consume many possibilities for treatment. Human understanding of cancers and proportional to the level of individuals and society is different. In progressive societies on one hand curious man with modern knowledge and the search of websites and scientific books from the latest scientific advances has awareness and on the other hand, sectors involved-do continuous useful in identifying cancer. The view of the cancer is deep & based on scientific facts. But in poor communities and deprived people have not reached its fullest use of technology and related sectors, there is not enough capacity, people's views are based on anecdotal and unscientific. In short, people in developed countries, cancer is mostly is known as preventable and treatable disease, while people in poor countries including Afghanistan, named cancer as the second death. In this article we have tried to introduce cancer, prevention and treatment and possible ways to detect it .In addition, we will talk about the situation of cancer and its treatment in Afghanistan. Why Cancer / Crab? Cancer is an Arabic word meaning crab. Its English equivalent is’ Cancer’ That the Latin word Crab And the concept leads to name it crab. Because people think that cancerous disease are like crabs that hold the body of a person, therefore,…

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Cancer: the name of the second death in Afghanistan

Khushhal Nabizadah Cancer is not the only issue in the field of health, but the broad social, economic, promotional and human rights as well. Cancer causing a huge challenge to development and human progress around the world, especially in poor and developing countries. Cancer is the cause and consequence of poverty. In other words, cancer and poverty interact with each other so that cancer negatively affects the ability of families and society. Because of incapacity, according to the cancer patients who are not able to work efficiently and incomes are low in comparison with healthy people and on the other hand, they consume many possibilities for treatment. Human understanding of cancers and proportional to the level of individuals and society is different. In progressive societies on one hand curious man with modern knowledge and the search of websites and scientific books from the latest scientific advances has awareness and on the other hand, sectors involved-do continuous useful in identifying cancer. The view of the cancer is deep & based on scientific facts. But in poor communities and deprived people have not reached its fullest use of technology and related sectors, there is not enough capacity, people's views are based on anecdotal and unscientific. In short, people in developed countries, cancer is mostly is known as preventable and treatable disease, while people in poor countries including Afghanistan, named cancer as the second death. In this article we have tried to introduce cancer, prevention and treatment and possible ways to detect it .In addition, we will talk about the situation of cancer and its treatment in Afghanistan. Why Cancer / Crab? Cancer is an Arabic word meaning crab. Its English equivalent is’ Cancer’ That the Latin word Crab And the concept leads to name it crab. Because people think that cancerous disease are like crabs that hold the body of a person, therefore,…

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The need for learning in native language

Azizullah Ema The native language begins as his first rhythm and vocal sounds that creates some kind of mutual understanding between children and mothers. Mother by the movements of the child in the abdomen and children by mother’s sense of body creates a helpful relationship.  When a baby is born, the eye contact between mother and child is the first expression, child by crying makes her mother feel to breastfeed him. Child's language development process starts even before birth, voices of mother, father, environment is heard. The first sounds of children are in a way that mimics the sounds of long heard ones in abdomen combined with the vocals. Children when hear words from mother and surroundings learn the first one-syllabic words. This short expressive words are the beginning of the game between child and mother. It can be said as some kind of language game between mother and child and is shaped by special rules. Childish words, although briefly, is sound in connection with the dialect mother and child environment, can be its first circle of understanding between mother and child or parent and child. Among the many sounds children hear, the tune and the beginning of a word's spelling, are sometimes interconnected with the intermediate and final syllables: Mother ( mader – Maa ) Father ( padar – Paa) Come (Bya – Baa) Go (boro- Bo) The sounds play a fundamental role in the structure of their native language. Dr. Tevh Tangas, professor and theorist about the native language says: 'Native language is the language by which man thinks and dreams. "And adds that native language is like skin on body that does not change and other languages are not covering more. Native language teacher with experience in Switzerland found that many children who have been away from the first environment, can learn another language quickly…

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