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About

WJO is an award-winning national legal aid NGO registered in Afghanistan.

Our mission is to defend the human rights of people and strengthen institutional accountability through robust legal representation, law reform and peace advocacy.

We are women-founded and women-led. We are independent, non-partisan, non-political and non-sectarian.

Raising the next generation of civil society lawyers.

To raise the next generation of civil society lawyers, we train emerging leaders on legal ethics and peacebuilding. We facilitate spaces for emerging leaders to contribute to law and policy reform proposals on future of Afghanistan.

In March 2021, WJO won a national award for its groundbreaking work for women's rights.

We are raising the next generation of women civil society leaders and lawyers!

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Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg