RET launches a series of activities in a global move to take a stand against sexual violence on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign that takes place each year. It begins on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day. “Orange the World: Generation Equality Stands against Rape!” is the UN theme for this year’s 16 Days of Activism.  ''The …

Obidullah’s Story: Healing after a break in Education

A resident of the Parwan province, Obidullah started his studies with enthusiasm and commitment. However, his financial situation and security problems blocked his path. Obidullah has always been ambitious and eager to make progress. Even in the face of these problems, he decided to participate in Afghanistan’s matriculation exam to study journalism at Parwan University. …

Shining light on talents & cultivating a culture of Professionalism

How RET Germany’s Job Counseling Program in Afghanistan reinforces the success of educational and vocational training components, elevating participants from dependency to self-reliance.  Job counseling training - Parwan 2019 Job counseling training - Kunduz 2019 Job counseling training - Parwan 2019 For years, Afghanistan’s economy has been characterized by an aid-induced, and therefore fragile, stability. …

Breaking the Cycle of Violence with the Power of Creativity

RET - CTO - 2019 Esengo, who started his own awareness-raising theatre troupe COTHEF PAIX (Compagnie Théatrale Freres de la Paix) after completing his orientation at the CTO, recounts how he decided to become a part of an armed group when tribal clashes dragged his village into disorder. He later witnessed his life being plagued by violence, malnutrition …