The Office of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has called for respect to the fundamental rights of women in Afghanistan on the International Day for the Prevention of Violence against Women.
Today (Friday, 25th of November ) UNAMA quoted Roza Otunbaeva, the head of this organization, as saying in its newsletter, protection of women’s rights is valuable in ensuring stability and lasting peace in Afghanistan.
In a statement UNAMA expressed concern regarding the situation of women in Afghanistan.
This organization has said that Afghan women have experienced gender-based violence and significant legal deterioration since the summer of 2021.
The statement of UNAMA also stated that the deterioration of the situation in Afghanistan is aggravated by a severe humanitarian and economic crisis and restrictions on women’s fundamental rights, including the freedom to travel, work, study and participate in public life.
According to this organization. traditional social norms that accept the use of violence as a form of discipline and control, normalize violence against women and girls.