5 Jan 2007

PR# 2007-015

Women’s Affairs chief assists Ghazni women

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – Shakria Wali, director of women’s affairs in Ghazni Province, is on a campaign to inform the women of Ghazni District that help is available.

Wali is working in conjunction with the Ghazni Provincial Reconstruction Team, broadcasting television and radio announcements to a target group often overlooked in eastern Afghanistan; indigent women, such as widows and female heads-of-household.

The PRT provided the Ghazni Women’s Centre with enough winter supplies to support more than 185 people for one month, including food, clothing and other useful items.

Walis encourages all women in need to come to the Women’s Centre for help.

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