KABUL (Pajhwok): A human rights organisation on Saturday expressed deep concern over the deteriorating situation of women and children, alleging their basic rights were violated daily.
Rohina Bawer, speaking for the Afghanistan Human Rights Action and Mobilization (AHRAM), insisted human rights, particularly the rights of women and children, were being spurned consistently.
Speaking exclusively to Pajhwok Afghan News,the AHRAM official recalled the harrowing incidents of violence against Rukhshana, Zahra, Farkhunda and many other individuals.
She lamented cutting off parts of children and women’s bodies, torture, illegal court trials, social customs and other issues contributed to a spike violations of their rights.
About AHRAM, she said the project was aimed to organise activities of human rights activists, and ensure access to information about violence happening against rights activists. A database has been created to document rights abuses.
She said they had registered 207 incidents of violence in the past seven months, mostly against women and children. The facts and figures could be obtained from AHRAM representatives in Kabul, Herat, Badghis, Helmand and Nimroz provinces.
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