The 2nd Exhibition of Technology and Creativity of Young Girls of a Generation of Change kicked off in the city of Herat, northwestern Afghanistan. According to Governor of Herat Abdul Quayom Rahimi, who attended the opening ceremony of the exhibition, the local government has many plans to promote the art and creativity of women and girls, the Voice of Afghanistan (AVA) agency reports.
“The growth and development of the country would not have been possible without the participation of women, and women should play an important role along with men in all areas,” Rahimi emphasized.
At the same time, Roya Mahboob, Director of DCF Institute and organizer of the exhibition, noted: “Girls from the generation of change were able to reveal their skills in various fields and achieve success in many fields, including science, arts and economy, and this exhibition became a reflection of their skills.”
“Young girls of the generation of change have proved that if they are given the opportunity, they will be able to realize their creativity in various fields and achieve great success,” Mahboob added.
She called on the government to provide great support to the young generation, especially to the girls of the transformation generation, and to provide the opportunities for capacity building.
Nevertheless, the girls who participated in the exhibition told it took tremendous efforts to organize it and called on local authorities to assist in facilitation the task.
Earlier, ORIENT informed, seven Afghan women were nominated for the N-Peace Awards, awarded by the United Nations Development Program.