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Afghan Ministry of Women Affairs (officially the Afghan Ministry of Women's Affairs); Persian (Dari): وزارت امورزنان افغانستان , Pashto:د ښځو چارو وزارت; is a new ministry in the Afghan government installation stablished in 2001 by Afghan Transitional Administration. MOWA is the lead agency for promoting women's advancement in Afghanistan. MOWA had a major shift in its strategy from welfare oriented, direct implementing approach to a policy influencing body by 2002. The current minister of Women's Affairs is Husan Bano Ghazanfar. Provide direction, build inter-ministerial collaboration and develop the capacity of government agencies to ensure that policy formulation, planning, implementation, reporting and monitoring equitably respond to the differential needs and situations of women and men. This is being done by: To ensure that Afghanistan women’s legal, economic, social, political, and civic rights including their right to be free from all forms of violence and discrimination are...
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