Historic gathering in Kabul calls for inclusion of women, youth in Afghan peace talks

Over a thousand civil society activists gathered in Kabul on Monday to call for the inclusion of women, youth, the disabled and the media in the Afghan peace process.

More than 1,300 representatives assembled in the open at the Chihilsitoon Garden in Afghanistan’s capital for the National Peace Gathering, which has been dubbed the largest gathering of the civil society in the country’s history.

The representatives were from all districts and provinces in Afghanistan, while 600 joined the event via Facebook.

The men and women had gathered after the US administration called for ‘accelerated peace talks’ in Istanbul, Turkey to come to some agreement for Afghanistan.

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