GPC Operations Cell: gpc[at]unhcr.org
Gender-Based Violence: chase[at]unfpa.org
Child Protection: rpouwels[at]unicef.org
Housing, Land and Property: jim.robinson[at]nrc.no
Mine Action: unmasgeneva[at]un.org
The Global Protection Cluster (GPC) and its four specialised Areas of Responsibility (AoRs) join the international community in calling on Afghanistan’s de facto authorities to revoke the recent ban on women working for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) immediately and without exceptions. The discriminatory ban violates women’s rights and creates serious protection risks for millions of people in vulnerable situations who depend on their work for their survival.
Read the full statement.