Afghan Women's Network

Afghan Women's Network

Afghan Women’s Network Condemns Flogging of Girl in public in Ghazni province


Kabul- Afghanistan 26 Sep 2012: A 16-year old girl was flogged by local mullahs in Jaghori district of Ghazni province. This was carried out without any legal institutions presence and with the decision of few men in public. Women throughout Afghanistan, have been under extreme abuse in recent months, the cases of  rape of  young Lal Bibi, by Afghan Local Police and the public execution of a young woman like  Najiba and violence of Shenwari is not yet erased from mind of people  that  another violence just  captured  the attention of  everyone.

Such violence is not acceptable anymore to Afghan women, Afghan Women’s Network demands from government of Afghanistan justice for the girls and women and immediate action on the case of 16 years old girl in Ghazni province.  While also asking the government of ensuring women’s social security, demands the concerning authorities to take serious action regarding case in Ghazni province and other similar cases recorded throughout the country.

AWN also asks Parliament of Afghanistan to stand on their promises and follow the cases of violence in Afghanistan.


For more information about the program, please visit: www.Afghanwomen’