The Awareness Raising on Afghanistan Constitution has started on August 11, 2018, with the participation of professional officials from Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commissions, Department of Women Affairs, Department of Education, Kanoon Tafahom and civil society’s activists from Bamyan and Daikundi provinces gathered in Bamyan Province.
The important component of Awareness Raising on Afghan Constitution (ARAC) project scheduled in two sessions (Public Lecture and Awareness Raising), based on ARAC’s literature guide manual on Afghanistan Constitution prepared by Hamida Barmaki Organization for the Rule of Law (HBORL) and Open Society Afghanistan (OSA) the important topics including Law & Constitution Formations Method such as (Democratic, Non-Democratic and Mixed), Government Systems (Legislative, Judiciary and Executive branches), Illustrating the Fundamental Rights of Citizen including (Political Rights, Civil Rights, Social Rights and,…etc), Explaining the Freedom as (Freedom of Speech, Freedom in Transit, Freedom of Life, Freedom in Belief, Freedom in selecting Work, Land, Marriage and, …etc), Methods for Legitimization of Freedom such as (American and European Methods), and Afghanistan Constitution’s 12 chapters have been explained in details. Furthermore, the participants have participated in controversial legal case-study in different groups and discussed most of the Afghanistan constitution’s articles.
Meanwhile, participants have been encouraged to take part in Article Writing Competition program as well. Whereas, September 15, 2018 is the deadline for article writing in Bamyan zone.
The participants have thanked and appreciated HBORL and OSA for conducting such important program in Bamyan city (for Bamyan and Daikundi people) where most of the citizens especially women and girls are not aware of their humanitarian rights. “Ms. Mastora Alizada one of the participants of the program by mentioning women’s daily challenges in Bamyan province considered the program very useful and efficient and requested its extension for a long period.”