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Your donations have tremendous impact on the lives of Southern Afghan Women.  Start here by helping us take action for the enrichment of Afghan Women's lives.

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With the high abuse rate for women in this area, and the minimal medical care, AFAW with conduct human rights counseling.

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Promoting higher education, AFAW will give an Afghan woman a  scholarship for medical school.


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Qualified women from the region of Kandahar and Helmand will be sent to medical school internationally,

  

  • Population: 2.5 million
  • Women literary rate: 1-5%
  • 90% of women are abused, beaten and seriously injured.
  • Every 28 minutes an Afghan woman dies while giving birth. 452 women a  year in Kandahar & 672 in Helmand.
  • Women are forbidden to see male physicians.
  • Many pregnant women receive little or no prenatal healthcare.
  • Average mortality age is 42 years old.


source: unicef.org, ciminweb.org