By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: In a news conference held the other day by Afghanistan Women Journalist Support Center for delivering research report about the number and situation of female journalists in the country, the country’s First Lady in a video message said that Afghanistan women have now legal rights and there would be debate on position of women in peace talks with the Taliban group.
In the conference held with participation of acting minister of information and culture Hasina Safi, press advisor to First Lady Zuhra Yousuf and journalists, director of Afghanistan Women Journalist Support Center while praising the Journalists without Borders for the support said the research report of the center was about the number and specification of challenges facing female journalists of Afghanistan.
In the conference, acting minister of information and culture Hasina Safi also spoke and while praising the center for its activities towards supporting and defending the rights of female journalists said the center’s works were not symbolic and its activities were always about freedom of expression and acivities of women in media.
Meanwhile, press advisor to the country’s First Lady Zuhra Yousuf said the freedom of expression and activities of women in the country’s media were a real development, adding that role of women in peace process was key; therefore, it was necessary that Afghan women should continue their efforts in this regard.
At the end of the conference, Women Journalist Support Center in Afghanistan with the cooperation of Journalists Without Borders appreciated Gulalai Karimi, a female journalist in Zabul and was granted an appreciation certificate for her work towards freedom of expression and reporting from the province.