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Young leaders from Jawzjan

Young leaders from Jawzjan

Young leaders from Jawzjan A group of young leaders from Jawzjan province is encouraging a process of change that promotes culture. Paiman, one of the group, explains: “Our society has many problems, including underage and forced marriages. We agreed that we needed to raise awareness within the community about the risks and consequences of the .. read more

30
Jan
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Blossoming Change

Blossoming Change

  Ghadir Sa’adat, 25, is a Young Leader Program’s alumnus from Bamyan province. After his graduation from the program, he recently founded a cultural association called Shogofayi Taghir—literally meaning Blossoming Change—in Bamyan. Through his association, he facilitates socio-cultural dialogues aiming to promote empathy and mutual understanding in his community. He talks about his experiences and .. read more

20
Jan
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Step-up for Solidarity

Step-up for Solidarity

  A prosperous society lies in solidarity and unity, flexibility, and accepting people with the diversity that they have in thoughts, actions, perceptions, and behavior. Balkh Young Leaders, Mubarak Shah Majidi with the close cooperation of Mustafa Hakimi, Ahmad Walid Sharifi and with the involvement of 17 volunteers conducted a one-day project on the theme .. read more

16
Jan
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TOGETHER WE ARE STRONG

TOGETHER WE ARE STRONG

  “Together We Are Strong” was the theme of a conference held On December 5, 2019 in Kabul, bringing together more than 50 young leaders from 10 provinces for discussions and exchange with the aim to inspire each other.  The conference was part of the Young Leaders program initiated by Ipso in 2019 in recognition .. read more

16
Jan
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The Children’s Green House: House to House and Door to Door work for Sympathy

The Children’s Green House: House to House and Door to Door work for Sympathy

  Abbas Haidari, a young leader in Kabul province, remembers the multiple financial problems his family faced when he was a child, when he had to work at different times as a guard and making handicrafts. At one point, he went to Turkey to try to find work to support his family, but found life .. read more

29
Dec
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Working for positive change in Nangarhar

Working for positive change in Nangarhar

  Young Leaders in Nangarhar have been campaigning to persuade parents to let their children attend school, with a particular focus on daughters. Enayaturrahman, one of the group, says: “As young members of our community, it is our responsibility to bring about positive change and ensure that our sisters have opportunities for education like those .. read more

25
Nov
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Creating incentives to address domestic violence.

Creating incentives to address domestic violence.

  A group of Young Leaders in Mazar-e-Sharif joined forces to address the issue of domestic violence within their community, by convening meetings to discuss how best to deal with entrenched attitudes and prejudices. One of the Young Leaders, Mubarak Shah Majidi explained ‘There are many in our families and communities who suffer violence at .. read more

21
Nov
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Ahmad Wali Karimi

Ahmad Wali Karimi

Ahmad Wali Karimi, a young leader of Mazar-e-Sharif, explains how he has become more active in his community: ‘I initially came to the public library in Mazar to study, but heard music from a container situated nearby. I love music, so went to the container to watch a group of young people playing. I was .. read more

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Nov
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Education for All

Education for All

Wahida, Siwa, Emranullah and Aziz are the young leaders of the Laghman socio-cultural container. They designed a community project titled “Education for all” to promote literacy and education in targeted villages of Laghman province. Afghanistan’s education system has been devastated by around four decades of sustained conflict. For many of the country’s children, completing primary .. read more

07
Oct
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Being a Responsible Citizen

Being a Responsible Citizen

In April 2019, ten young leaders in Nangarhar have decided to clean up the Jalalabad footbridges and promote the culture of using the bridges in the city for the first time ever through their community project. Young leaders made a start by sitting with the citizens to find out why they were not using the .. read more

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Sep
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