Empowering Afghan Women, Transforming Lives

At VAWN, our mission is to promote and protect women’s rights and empower marginalized women, girls, minorities, and youth among Afghan refugees settled in Pakistan. 
We are dedicated to creating a world where human rights are respected and guaranteed for all vulnerable women, regardless of caste, creed, color, or ethnicity.

About Founder



Meet Zohra Wahedi, the inspiring founder of Vulnerable Afghan Women Network (VAWN). A human rights defender and social worker, Zohra tirelessly advocates for the rights and empowerment of Afghan women, transforming lives and creating a brighter future for many.

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Our Focus Areas


We raise awareness and influence policy to protect and promote women's rights, ensuring equal opportunities for all.

Community Services

We provide essential services such as healthcare, education, and social support to vulnerable Afghan women and their families.

Capacity Building

We offer training and skill development programs to help women achieve economic independence and improve their livelihoods.

Online Skill Education

We facilitate access to online education and skill development courses to help women overcome barriers to traditional education.

Emergency Response

We provide humanitarian assistance during emergencies to safeguard the rights and well-being of affected women and their families.

  • Supporting Children's Education

  • Vocational Education for women

Join us in our mission to empower Afghan women and transform lives

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