Resources & Reports
The Academic Diaspora Conference 2019
Rahela Trust hosted the first Academic Diaspora Conference in London. The main focus of the conference was on the diaspora’s role in Afghanistan’s Social, Economic and Political Developmental Process – In collaboration with Afghan Professional Network, Afghan Voice Radio, iNex Studios, British Afghan Coordination Council.
Research Papers & Presentations ( Click on the links to download)
Academic Diaspora Conference
Freshta Omar – Human Resources Management: A Comparative Analysis of Recruitment Processes within the United Kingdom and Afghanistan
Dr Walid Halimi
Farkhund Trust Research Paper
The Academic Diaspora Conference – Speakers Profile
Rahela Sidiqi Rahela Trust UK Director
Education and its importance to Afghan women’s leadership
Placental structural and functional adaptation to a diabetic environment
Using Indigenous Methodology in Studies Conducted in Afghanistan.
Thirty Decades of Armed conflicts and ethnic tensions.
An Assessment of Flywheel Storage in Islanded Operation for Residential Premises in Developing Countries
The Rahela Trust Annual Report, 2017-2018.
The Rahela Trust continues to grow from strength to strength, with invaluable support from our members, FT ambassadors, theAfghan diaspora, committed and passionate volunteers, trustees and all stakeholders who are advocates for women’s rights and the right to an education.We all share common values in that we are dedicated to providing access to higher education to Afghan women who would not otherwise have had this opportunity….
To find out more Click here to download the full report.
The Rahela Trust presents its first Annual Report, 2015-2016.
Peruse our Annual Report 2015-2016 to learn more about the activities, projects, people and beneficiaries of the Rahela Trust. Click here to download the report.
United Nations Foundation: Where do Men Fit into Gender Equality? – Thursday 12th May 2016
The United Nations Foundation has posted “Where do Men Fit into Gender Equality?” as part of their “Her Goals, Our Future” series leading up to the Women Deliver Conference. There is a crucial need for men to become better partners in the fight for women’s economic empowerment in Afghanistan and beyond.
The article is by Mina Sherzoy, Chemonics’ director for the USAID Promote: Women in Government program and founder of the Afghan Women’s Business Federation. You can view the full article here
Rahela Trust Officially Launches – Tuesday 15th March
The Rahela Trust was officially launched on Tuesday 15th March 2016 at Matrix Chambers WC1 at an event hosted by its chairperson Dame Joan Ruddock with a host of dignitaries, friends and guests including political figures, women’s rights activists and supporters of Afghanistan> The founder of the Trust, Ms Rahela Sidiqi, explained the vision for the new British charity: ‘Afghanistan still needs support. Afghan women still need support. Women continue to strive to get education but many are unable to continue at university because of economic reasons. The Rahela Trust has been established to support these girls…’
You can download the full Press Release here