Country Coordinator and family at risk provided with safe passage after surviving wound from Taliban´s bullet

We are pleased to announce that today our Country Coordinator, Nazir Tofan, was brought out of Afghanistan together with his wife and daughter. We welcome this news, after it was reported to us that on Friday, August 20th, the wife of Mr. Tofan was shot in her arm by the Taliban.

Gender Concerns International is grateful to the Dutch Ministry, the Crisis Management Team and all staff on the ground for their brilliant support and for providing Women’s Human Rights defenders with safe passage.