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URGENT ACTION: Afghan Women Journalists Appeal

URGENT ACTION: Afghan Women Journalists Appeal

PEN Friends - please support the MEAA's appeal.


Afghan media workers and their families are in dire peril following the Taliban’s overthrow of the national government. So far in 2021, more than 30 journalists have been killed, wounded, assaulted, or tortured. Afghan women journalists are particularly vulnerable to retribution from the Taliban.

Through the Media Safety & Solidarity Fund, MEAA is working with the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) to provide emergency financial support to for Afghan women media workers and their families.

Please help raise funds for the Afghan Women Journalists Appeal by making a small donation to the Media Safety & Solidarity Fund – DONATE by clicking here.

N.B. MSSF notes that the situation in Afghanistan is volatile, and circumstances may suddenly change. The Fund and the IFJ will review the operations of the fund to ensure the needs of the women and their families are met.

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