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THRA has just been certified by Afghanistan Institute for Civil Society (AICS) as an active Afghan CSO having standard system and procedures and providing quality services.
THRA Jalalabad Office provides free of cost capacity building services to women and girls, those interested can contact the office.

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Training Human Rights Association (THRA) is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit organization working in areas of human rights awareness and Afghan women’s capacity development. Founded in 1997, THRA is led and staffed by Afghan women. THRA’s primary goal is to raise communities’ awareness of women’s rights based on Universal Declaration of Human rights, UN conventions as well as women’s Islamic rights. Also THRA works as independent observer. It observes presidential election, Parliamentary election, national council’s election , municipality’s election and provincial council’s election.

THRA supports Afghan women recognize and claim their rights and empower them to realize their social, political and economic rights. We believe in women’s equality with men and consider women’s education and awareness of their rights essential for their realization of the human rights. We promote women’s economic, social and political participation in all spheres of Afghanistan’s development.

THRA began its work in Kabul and Nangharhar. According to the need, THRA worked through projects in provinces such as Nangharhar, Logar, Parwan, Mazar, Wardak and Ghazni. THRA as an active member of Afghan civil society supported free and fair election. In 2004, THRA served as a national observer in the presidential election in Noristan, Nangarhar, Kunar and Laghman provinces. THRA is proud of its involvement in parliamentary election. THRA worked with 1500 observers in the 2005 parliamentary elections. In addition, THRA has organized gatherings regarding elimination of violence and peace building. THRA implements programs for women’s capacity development in areas of computer, literacy and vocational training such as sewing for girls and young women in Nangarhar. THRA was a member organization of a collaborative project of developing human rights handbook in a group of three organizations. THRA with support of Civil Society and Human Rights Network(CSHRN) trained 40 master trainers from four zone(North , north west , east and central zone) of Afghanistan. THRA is providing Training of Trainers using the human rights hand book. THRA has its main office in Kabul and a sub-office in Nangarhar province

THRA has received financial support from a wide range of donors so far. The organization has been supported financially by British Embassy, Rights and Democracy, GTZ, ded, AGEF, Canadian Embassy, Civil Society and Human Rights Network(CSHRN), French Embassy and Free and Fair Election For Afghanistan(FEFA), National Endowment for Democracy(NED),Democracy International, Counterpart International,WAVE organization,FIDOKAR organization and OXFAM Afghanistan.


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“Realization of a prosperous and impartial society where women have equal rights and better opportunities in all aspects of their life”.


"“To contribute in building of a prosperous and impartial society through public awareness creation, advocacy, and improving socio-economic condition of people in Afghanistan with focus on women".


"“Transparency, Justice, Honesty, Mutual Respect, Devotion, Openness to Criticism, Flexibility, Creativity, Equality and Gender sensitivity".


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