(MENAFN- Pajhwok Afghan News) MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): The 's Affairs Department of central Kapisa province has been able to resolve more legal cases involving women this year compared to the previous year.
Kapisa women's affairs director Shaista Safi told Pajhwok Afghan News on Thursday they cooperated with the justice and judicial organs in resolving 90 cases of women this year.
She said the cases were about domestic violence, denial of inheritance, women's financial support and other similar cases.
She said with the help of the provincial Labor and Social Affairs Department, a number of educated women were absorbed in government departments this year.
Female civil activist, Sara Serat, said the justice and judicial organs had made some progress during the past 16 years in dealing with cases involving women.
However, she said no other department had practically worked for improvement of women's social life.
She remarked domestic violence was not the only problem women faced in the society, urging concrete efforts at improving the gender's social and economic status.
Qais Qader, the spokesman for Kapisa governor, said the provincial administration was committed to improving the women's situation in the province.
He said they arranged programs every year about doing away with violence against women besides creating awareness in this regard.
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