26 September 2018 Kabul Workshop for inclusion of Persons with Disabilities’ Rights in education

ALSO organized a one day for workshop for 30 (25 males and 5 females) staff Ministry of Education (MoE). The objective of this workshops are to raise the knowledge and awareness staff of MoE to include the need and rights of persons with disabilities in to polices and program of MoE based on article 19 [...]

By | September 26th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Workshop in Kandahar province on 15 August 2018

ALSO organized a one day workshop titled “Inclusion of Persons with disabilities’ Rights in policy and programs of Civil Society Organizations” in Kandahar for 23 staff (male 19 female 4 of CSOs. The objective of this workshop was to increase the knowledge and understanding of CSOs’ members on the rights and inclusion of PWDs in [...]

By | August 15th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Disability Inclusion in Primary and Higher Education Workshop in Herat

A one day Disability Inclusion in Primary and Higher Education Workshop was held by Afghans Landmine Survivors’ Organization (ALSO) for 21 staff (13 women & 8 men) of Directorate of Ministry of Primary and Higher Education of Herat province on July 19 2017. The objective of the workshop was to build the capacity of educational [...]

By | July 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Disability Inclusion in Primary and Higher Education Workshop in Balkh

Afghans Landmine Survivors' Organization (ALSO), conducted one day workshop on 25 April 2017 on “disability inclusion" for 19 staff of Directorate of Ministry of Primary and Higher Education in Balkh province with the financial support of Counterpart International. The objective of the workshop was to build the capacity of educational staff of ministries to promote [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Disability Mainstreaming Project

ALSO completed the Disability Mainstreaming in Policies and Programs of national and interntioanal civil society organization by financial and technical support of DFID and ACBAR. The objective of the project was to promote inclusion of persons with disabilities in the programs and policies of organizations through capacity building training and workshops in provinces of Kabul, [...]

By | December 25th, 2016|News|0 Comments

2016 Landmine Monitor Report, Afghanistan

Use by non-state armed groups (NSAGs) Use: Over the past year, non-state armed groups (NSAGs) have used antipersonnel landmines in 10 countries,[1]with continued large-scale use of victim-activated improvised mines (victim-activated IEDs) across Afghanistan. In the reporting period, there were also reports of NSAG use of antivehicle mines in Afghanistan. The use of victim-activated improvised mines [...]

By | November 23rd, 2016|News|0 Comments

Press Conference on Landmine Monitor Launch at ALSO office

Summary action points based on findings Develop, adopt, and implement a national disability plan that includes objectives that respond to the needs of survivors and recognizes its victim assistance obligations and commitments, together with a monitoring structure. Expand access to physical rehabilitation needs, particularly in provinces lacking services or where traveling to receive rehabilitation is [...]

By | November 26th, 2015|News|0 Comments

South Asian Disability Forum report

  South Asian Disability Forum (SADF) including eight countries of the south Asian Countries (Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Maldives, India, Maldives, and Bhutan) attended in a workshop in Islamabad-Pakistan to prepare strategic planning for empowerment of persons with disability, particularly for women with disability. Participants were representatives from Disability People Organization (DPO) Miss Amina Azimi [...]

By | November 27th, 2013|News|0 Comments

Entry into force of the MBT marked by a survivors swimming match in Kabul!

o mark the entry into force of the Mine Ban Treaty/Ottawa Convention Afghan Landmine Survivors Organization (ALSO) as part of ALSO's Lend your Leg (LYL) activities, organized Survivors Swimming Match in Kabul It was the first time that such an event took place in Afghanistan, therefore it drew great attention among government authorities and media. [...]

By | March 19th, 2013|News|0 Comments