Wednesday , 24 July 2019

Report Training program on banning hymen testing

Establishing Protection of Women and Standardized Forensic Examinations Advocacy Group in Badakhshan province May 4, 2019   As per plan Afghanistan Forensic Science Organization (AFSO) with the financial support of World Health Organization (WHO) and technical cooperation of Department of Women Affairs of Badakhshan and other group members expanded the standardize forensic examination advocacy group in provinces. AFSO with the ... Read More »

Report of training on banning virginity testing

Protection of women and standard forensic examination advocacy group establishment in Balkh Province 16th April 2019 In order to extend its supportive, monitoring and developmental activities on banning unscientific examinations in provinces, the working group decided to develop provincial working groups in six key provinces. This is to address it on the grassroots systematically and extensively. Provincial working group is ... Read More »

Report of training on banning virginity testing

4th to 7th March 2019 Protection of women and standard forensic examination advocacy group establishment in Herat Province Virginity testing is a hidden form of gender based violence which is being practiced in legally and culturally in Afghanistan for ages. Women are structurally subjected to this torturous exam either in rape cases or when suspected to have committed moral crimes ... Read More »

AFSO Capacity-building program

Afghanistan Forensic Science Organization (AFSO) congratulates Mohammad Zaman Khoshnam graduation from South Asian University (SAU) New Delhi. Mr. Zaman is one of the key members of this organization graduated from International Relations department of SAU in 2018. He applied in a competitive exam which was organized by South Asian University at Kabul University in 2016; as a result, he was ... Read More »

Book Launch

Truth Finding and the Role of Forensic Science 31st December 2018 The book of “Truth Finding and the Role of Forensic Science” was launched on Dec 31, 2018, at Kabul University. This program was supported by Afghanistan Forensic Science Organization (AFSO), Kabul University, Gawharshad University, and Dunya University. The president of Kabul University, University professors, Police Academy lecturer, Judges, Prosecutors, ... Read More »

Book launch

Evaluation of Virginity testing and its implications from scientific, juridical and Islamic perspective 24th November 2018 The book, “Evaluation of Virginity testing and its implications from scientific, juridical and Islamic perspective” was launched in presence of high officials, university lecturers, civil society activists and media in Afghanistan Independent Human Rights commission (AIHRC), Kabul, Afghanistan. Farzana Akbar, acting director of gender ... Read More »

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