Afghan (Pashto/Dari: افغان) refers to someone or something from Afghanistan, in particular a citizen of that country.The pre-nation state, historical ethnonym Afghan is used to refer to a member of the Pashtun people. Originating from the name of the Aśvakan or Assakan, ancient inhabitants of the Hindu Kush region where the Pashtuns largely still live today. This is also confirmed with multiple historical references, dating from the 15th century and back by multiple non pashtun and pashtun sources. referring to the ethnic Afghans, commonly known as Pashtuns. The word 'Afghan' is of Persian origin to refer to the Pashtun People …



Cato Institute · 28 September 2023 English

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently proposed a rule to reform racial and ethnic categories for all government surveys and forms. Among the many changes proposed is the …

household income, behind Indians and 5 Pakistanis. Afghans, who would also count as MENA, have the second-lowest race category. After all, Afghans likely have more in common with other Afghans than they do with Moroccans

MEI: Middle East Institute · 28 September 2023

It announced some $388.5 million in aid to the Palestinians, including the resumption of Reverberations From the Afghanistan Pullout in funding cuts by the previous administration, including August 2021 support …

the Middle East — made the tens of thousands of Afghans affiliated with the U.S. biggest impression on

AAN_AF: Afghanistan Analysts Network · 26 September 2023 English

Regulation of the Activities of Domestic and International Organisations (‘organisations’ are how Afghans typically refer to NGOs). [...] 8 According to a comparison between the revised and original version

could result in a further reduction of aid to Afghans. Part of the aim of this report, therefore, is might be done differently to mitigate any harm to Afghans in need of assistance. This work draws on more contained. In others, it had terrible consequences for Afghans. For example, the contracting process for the Basic this strategy was effective is debatable; most Afghans likely understood it was foreign donors, not the benefitted ordinary Afghans. It also reduces the need for aid, allowing Afghans access to a somewhat

SIGAR: Office of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction · 20 September 2023

Management's Responsibility for the Special Purpose Financial Statement Management is responsible for the preparation and fair presentation of the Specia l Purpose Financial Statement in accordance with the methods of …

tested subcontractor {Creative) in support of its Afghans Read Program. transactions. In another example ineligible costs-costs prohibited by program from Afghans Read to Afghan Children the task order and applicable International Inc. (Creative) in support of its Afghans Read Program. In January 2017, USAID changed the International Inc. (Creative) in support of its Afghans Read Program. In January 2017, USAID changed the International Development {USAID) to support the Afghans Read Program for the period October 1, 2019 through

UNAMA: United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan · 20 September 2023 English

Notwithstanding the aforementioned body of documented violations, UNAMA considers that the extent of torture and other forms of ill-treatment of individuals in custody is widely under-reported, such that the figures …

protection and promotion of the human rights of all Afghans, [to] monitor, report and advocate with regard Afghanistan has as a State to ensure the rights of Afghans, who are deprived of their liberty. This report offer essential procedural protections to all Afghans as foreseen by key texts, including the Constitution

UNAMA: United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan · 18 September 2023 English

Since the Taliban (referred to as the de facto authorities) takeover in August 2021, they have introduced more than 50 decrees that directly curtail the rights and dignity of women.1 …

education. Lack of water is a serious problem for most Afghans, especially in rural areas. Women often have the outside, including the international community and Afghans in exile, to unite to fight for Afghan women’s

Refugee Forum · 15 September 2023

Seven Priorities to Expand Resettlement and Safe Pathways to Europe Ahead of EU Member States submitting their pledges for the EU resettlement scheme, we call on leaders to ambitiously expand …

resettlement scheme. ➢ Resettle at least 42,500 Afghans in need by 2026 (on top of the numbers above),

BP: Budapest Process · 15 September 2023 English

Building on the findings of the project SAMAC and the Budapest Process’ activity held in May 2021, this briefing paper aims to present an analysis on the latest developments in …

and economic pressures have already pushed many Afghans from their homes, forcing them to migrate both internationally. As of 2021, about 4.3 million Afghans are already internally displaced, pushed by a combination latest estimates reveal that nearly 20 million Afghans are facing acute food insecurity as of March 2023

MP-IDSA: Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses · 15 September 2023

This is exactly what the politicians and analysts across the board had predicted when it was decided that the upcoming general elections will take place as per the new census …

consider Daesh to be their main rival, meaning the Afghans are supposedly trying to fight the group. The ‘stable Afghanistan by providing shelter to millions of Afghans and helping Afghanistan in many cases at various

AAN_AF: Afghanistan Analysts Network · 13 September 2023 English

natural resources shall be regulated by law.” The amen. [...] While this has an obvious appeal to Afghans, it would be an extremely costly endeavour, given the mountainous terrain of the Wakhan corridor

economy, major economic investment could help Afghans, as well as potentially stabilising the Emirate According to Afghan media, the IEA had arrested three Afghans and two Chinese citizens as they were allegedly in Afghanistan as such. We do not believe that Afghans should be required to turn over the development its connectivity. This, at least, is what many Afghans suspect, especially those who are critical of Pakistan (see here). While this has an obvious appeal to Afghans, it would be an extremely costly endeavour, given

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