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Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan

The Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA) is an independent political and social organization of Afghan women fighting for human rights and social justice for all people in Afghanistan. For over 30 years, it has been actively supporting the most needy women and girls in life-threatening circumstances. RAWA has been doing its extraordinary work by running literacy classes, schools, orphanages, and small business projects while publicly advocating for women's human rights. RAWA's work is courageous, vital, and inspirational. Its main objective is to increase the number of Afghan women in political and social activities and to contribute to the struggle for the establishment of a government based on secular and democratic values in Afghanistan.

Founded in 1977 by a 20-year-old student and activist named ...

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