Canada Reaffirmed Support From Afghan Women in Peace Process

Canadian Ambassador to Afghanistan Dave Metcalfe has said the Afghan women should be given chance to contribute to the ongoing peace efforts.

In a ceremony in Kabul, the Canadian ambassador said, “No country can disregard half of its population in any effort of national reconciliation. Beyond the negotiating table, women’s participation is fundamental for all dimensions of building a sustainable peace—women’s engagements in post-conflict resolutions have tangible positive impacts on stabilization and reconstruction of economies and social fabric.”

“Women’s voices are necessary not just in subjects of health or education, but at the forefront of core political issues such as representation and integration,” he said at a gathering titled “Creating Access for Inclusive Peace Process in Afghanistan (CPA).

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