Index to the SAWAN

This index gives access to all contributions to SAWA-Australia's quarterly newsletter. Numbers refer to the SAWAN issue number and are accompanied by the year of publication. They also act as a link to the page where the issue is found and from where it can be downloaded in PDF format. If an item is not found in the index it may be found by using the search option in the menu bar.

Note: Afghan names are listed in their normal use, western names are listed as surname, first name.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A
ActionAid 31 (2011)
  paralegal training and community education on violence against women 29 (2011)
Abdul Qayyum Sajjadi 42 (2014)
AFCECO, Afghan Child Education and Care Organisation
  director steps down 41 (2014)
  embroidery from AFCECO drawings 42 (2014)
  orphanages 22 (2009)
  sponsored students graduate 52 (2016)
  sponsored students try to build their future 48 (2015)
  student scholarships (see also scholarships) 35 (2012) 37 40 (2013) 43 (2014) 45 47 (2015) 49 52 (2016) 54 (2017)
Afghan or Afghani? 51 (2016)
Afghan Businesswomen’s Federation 7 (2005)
Afghan Human Rights Commission, Chair of -- visits Australia 51 (2016)
Afghan Midwives Association (Having a baby in Afghanistan, Sabera Turkmani) 44 (2014)
Afghan women athletes to Athens Olympics 3 (2004)
Afghan story 46 (2015)
Afghan woman stoned to death 6 (2005)
Afghan women 45 (2015)
Afghanistan's long way into the 21st century 51 (2016)
Afghanistan Dental Relief Project (ADRP), Nellie Fatehi 37 (2013)
Aires, Emma 44 (2014)
Al Jazeera: Living beneath the drones 54 (2017)
Amnesty International 2 (2004) 38 39 (2013) 41 (2014) 45 (2015)
Annandale Neighbourhood Centre 31 (2011)
APHEDA,
  partnership with Union Aid Abroad 29 (2011)
  partnership terminated (SAWA now tax deductible) 45 (2015)
Art project (Zarmina)
  A new art project is being planned 51 (2016)
  The art project continues 53 (2017)
Zarmina's art project needs a boost 54 (2017)
Australia revisits the war 23 (2016)
Australian Education Union (AEU) 20 (2008) 23 (2009)

B
Baranowska, Carmela 12 (2006)
BBC Persian edition 46 (2015)
begging women 46 (2015)
Belquis Roshan 44 (2014)
Big power competiion returns to Afghanistan 43 (2014)
BHP Billiton's Matched Giving Program 26 (2010) 30 (2011)
birthing kits 17 (2008) 21 22 24 (2009) 34 (2012) 38 (2013) 41 42 (2014) 54 (2017)
Bleeding Afghanistan, book by Sonali Kolhatkar and James Ingalls 23 (2009)
bomb victims appeal 51 (2016)
book recommendation:
  We are Afghan Women - Voices of Hope 51 (2016)
  Bleeding Afghanistan 23 (2009)
Bowling for Afghanistan
  in Adelaide 38 (2013) 42 (2014)
  in Perth 35 (2012) 38 (2013) 42 (2014) 43 (2014)
Breaking the Boundaries: SAWA-Australia featured in a new book 50 (2016)
Britain comes home from a war without gain 45 (2015)
Brodsky, Anne 1 (2004)
Busking to support Afghan girls 9 (2006)
Butler, Elizabeth 49 (2016)

C
Canadian Women for Women Afghanistan (CW4WAfgan) 1 (2004) 6 (2005) 51 (2016)
charity dollars lost (from the convener) 25 (2010)
concert in Adelaide 35 (2012) 48 (2015) 49 (2016)
Council for International Trade and Commerce South Australia (CITCSA) 17 (2008)
Courage to protext women's rights in Afghanistan, Wazhma Frogh 38 (2013)
crowd funding drive for an ambulance 40 (2013)

D
DAK Foundation
  funds the English classes (visit to the Vocational Training Centre) 32 (2011)
  continues its support (Keep the Vocational Training Centre alive!) 36 (2012)
  ultrasond scanner for Hamoon Clinic 45 (2015)
demonstration, tens of thousands demonstrate in Kabul 49 (2016)
dialogue through art (see also Two Trees) 29 (2011)
Dianne Groom, a donation in memory of 52 (2016)
danger for women running for office 7 (2005) Amnesty report: 45 (2015)
domestic violence
  continues 6 (2005)
  proposed law makes prosecution unlikely 39 (2013)
donations
  double your donations 52 (2016)
  not all donations reach their destinations 49 (2016)
Dostum see Rashid Dostum

E
earthquake, SAWA's friends are safe 48 (2015)
education for girls in Afghanistan , talk in Sydney 35 (2012)
elections in Afghanistan, an eyewitness report 28 (2010)
Elyas Alavi 27 28 (2010)

F
Farkhunda: from the editor, graduation at the VTC 47 (2015)
  Solidarity Party unveils Farkhunda memorial 50 (2016)
Fiji, SAWA in 3 (2004)
Firbank Grammar School Melbourne 6 (2005)
Fletcher, Helen (aloyal member passed away) 54 (2017)
Frame by Frame, documentary about Afghanistan today
  in Adelaide 47 48 (2015) 49 (2016) 50 (2016) 51 (2016)
  in Hobart 47 48 (2015) 49 (2016)
  in Kerang 50 (2016) 51 (2016)
  in Melbourne 48 (2015)
  in Montmorency 50 (2016) 51 (2016)
  in Murwillumbah 49 (2016) 50 (2016)
  in Perth 47 48 (2015) 49 (2016)
  in Sydney 48 (2015) 49 (2016)
Friends of RAWA Japan 11 (2006) 16 (2007)
Fundraising (see also local groups) 18 (2008)
  ideas 24 (2009)
  in Adelaide 12 (2006) 13 16 (2007) 19 (2008) 21 22 (2009) 29 (2011) 41 (2014) 48 (2015) 50 (2016)
  in Castlemaine 16 (2007) 21 (2009)
  in Coffs Harbour 36 (2012)
  in Hobart 42 (2014)
  in Inverloch 17 (2008)
  in Melbourne 6 (2005)
  in Mildura 3 (2004)
  in Murwillumbah 50 (2016)
  in Naracoorte 19 (2008)
  in Perth 12 (2006) 35 (2012)
  in Sydney 4 (2004) 12 (2006) 13 16 (2007) 20 (2008) 21 (2009) 30 (2011) 35 (2012) 39 (2013) 43 (2014)
  in Toowoomba 35 (2012)

G
Global Quest
  funds the computer centre (visit to the Vocational Training Centre) 32 (2011)
  continues its support 36 (2012)
government schools and Taliban control 47 (2015)
Graduate Women of Queensland 36 (2012)
Green Oak Players 36 (2012)
greeting cards 20 (2008) 28 (2010) 48 (2015) 49 (2016)

H
Hamoon Clinic, Farah 5 (2005) 32 (2011) 33 (2012) 38 (2013) 39 (2013)
  International Women's Day at Hamoon Clinic 50 (2016) 54 (2017)
  a patient's story 32 (2012) 36 (2012)
  new ambulance 40 (2013) 42 (2014)
  report for 46 47 (2015)
  sorrow and hope 38 (2013)
  ultrasound scanner 45 (2015)
handicraft for sale 19 (2008)
having a baby in Afghanistan, Sabera Turkmani, Afghan Midwives Association 44 (2014)
Head of the Ministry of Women's Affairs in Kandahar province killed 12 (2006)
Hekmatyar: An old criminal is invited back into the country 51 (2016)
Hewad High School 16 (2007) 17 (2008) 32 (2011) 35 (2012)
  co-education threatened 22 (2009) banned 33 (2012)
  computer course at Hewad High School 21 (2009)
  computers for Hewad High School 18 20 (2008) 24 (2009)
  donation from Small Things Matter 29 (2011)
  education is power 40 (2013)
  family tragedy at Hewad High School 25 (2010)
  International Women's Day at Hewad High School 22 (2009) 30 (2011) 38 (2013)
  Loreto College gets letters from Hewad High School 19 (2008)
  Pakistan expelling refugees, effect on Hewad HIgh School 48 (2015)
  photos from Hewad High School 19 (2008) 27 (2010)
  RAWA, founder of Hewad High School 47 (2015)
  report from Hewad High School 32 (2011) 36 (2012)
  student profile 29 (2011)
  teaching principles 43 (2014)
  visit to Hewad High School 26 (2010)
Hidden Treasures, exhibition in Sydney 42 (2014)
Holroyd High School 31 (2011)
How much of your donation reaches its target? 43 (2014)
Humanitarian Assistance for the Women and Children of Afghanistan (HAWCA) 44 (2014) 49 (2016)
Human Rights education in Afghanistan 29 (2011)

I
Ignite the Flame 4 (2004)
index, SAWAN now has an - 50 (2016)
Ingalls, James 23 (2009)
International Women's Day
  at Hamoon Clinic 50 (2016) 54 (2017)
  at Hewad High School 22 (2009) 30 (2011)
  in Adelaide 42 (2014)
  in Kabul 26 (2010) 30 (2011)
  in the Vocational Training Centre 53 (2017)
30 (2011)   RAWA function 6 (2005) 10 (2006) 18 (2008)
Institute for War & Peace Reporting (IWPR) 7 (2005)
interview with a member of Afghanistan's parliament, Abdul Qayyum Sajjadi 42 (2014)
Is Australia backing the wrong forces? 19 (2008)
ISIS
  Women take up arms against IS 53 (2017)
  Thousands of Shias protest against IS) 53 (2017)

J
James, Barbara 20 (2008) 25 (2010) 35 (2012)
journalist condemned to death, Parwez Kambakhsh 17 (2008)
journalists threatened (women) 24 (2009)

K
Kabul
  in the 1950s and 1960s 27 (2010)
  life in a camp for displaced persons 42 (2014)
  tens of thousands demonstrate in Kabul 49 (2016)
  visit 20 (2008) 30 (2011)
Khewa refugee camp 7 (2005) 16 (2007) 19 (2008)
Kolhatkar, Sonali 23 (2009)

L
Labor, Liberals and Malalai Joya; a documentation 19 (2008)
Latifa Ahmady 44 (2015) (The plight of teachers)
local groups (see also fundraising, Frame by Frame)
  Adelaide 24 (2009) 25 28 (2010)
    quiz night 31 (2011) 33 (2012)
    refugee week 31 (2011)
  Brisbane 24 (2009)
  Melbourne 25 27 (2010)
  Northern Rivers 25 26 28 (2010)
  Perth 25 26 27 (2010) 31 (2011)
  Sydney 25 26 (2010)
Loreto College 19 20 (2008)
law to pardon war crimes comes into force 26 (2010)

M
Malalai Hospital, Pakistan 5 (2005)
  SAWA sends pharmaceuticals 9 10 11 (2006) 13 (2007)
Malalai Joya 12 (2006)
  interview 16 (2007)
  Labor, Liberals and Malalai Joya; a documentation 19 (2008)
  lunch with Malalay Joya (Sydney) 29 (2011)
  new documentary on Malalai Joya, film project 40 (2013)
  Raising my Voice, book by Malalai Joya 23 (2009)
  receives recognition in Spain 27 (2010)
  SAWA protests Malalai Joya's expulsion from parliament 15 (2007)
  visits Australia (2007) 14 (2007)
  visits Australia (2011) 31 32 (2011)
Mary meets Mohammad, movie, Adelaide, Hobart 41 42 (2014)
Masooda Jalal, Dr 5 (2005)
Mastrosimone, William 3 (2004)
Médicins sans frontières 3 4 (2004) from the editor: 48 (2015)
Meena, founder of RAWA 33 (2012)
Mildura nurse worked in Afghanistan (Robyn Smithe) 2 (2004)
militants behead headmaster in southern Afghanistan 9 (2006)
Mir Ghulam Nabi (Kabul museum) 10 (2006)
my visit to Afghanistan, Nina Burridge 37 (2013)

N
Najibullah Lafraie (article withdrawn) 8 (2005) 9 (2006)
Naseema Shaheed High School 9 10 (2006)
  activity report 11 (2006)
  a student profile 14 (2007)
  a teacher profile 12 (2006) 13 (2007)
  Pakistan forces closure 15 (2007)
Willyama High School, Broken Hill, becomes sister school 14 (2007)
Nasima Rahmani 36 (2012)
Nellie Fatehi 37 (2013)
new government signs away Afghanistan's soverreignty 44 (2014)
Nina Burridge 37 (2013)
Nobody's Fault by Mine, choir concert in Adelaide 35 (2012)

O
Obama signs the "Afghan Women and Girls Security Promotion Act" 37 (2013)
occupation goes into a new phase 41 (2014)
OEEGA (Organisation of Hellene and Hellene-Cypriot Women of Australia) 20 (2008)
Olympics, Afghan women athletes to Athens 3 (2004)
one woman’s pilgrimage – long walk for RAWA (Vickie Smiles) 6 7 (2005)
OPAWC, new project with SAWA (NSW) 50 (2016) 51 (2016) 53 (2017) 54 (2017)
open garden fundraising South Australia 6 (2005)
Oxfam: too much aid to Afghanistan wasted, growing corruption, no security 17 (2008)

P
Parwez Kambakhsh 17 (2008)
patron, Penny Wright 45 (2015)
Planet Wheeler supports Hamoon Clinic again 35 (2012) 51 (2016)
poetry
  She had beautiful eyes (Elyas Alavi) 27 (2010)
  Teacher (Fanosha) 42 (2014)
  The Fundraiser 24 (2009)
  The plight of the Afghan woman 4 (2004)
  The women's song 45 (2015)
  We die so that (Elyas Alavi) 28 (2010)
progressive Afghan parties meet in Lahore 33 (2012)

R
Raising my Voice, book by Malalai Joya 23 (2009)
Ramzan Bashardost 44 (2014)
Rashid Dostum 12 (2006) 38 (2013) 53 (2017)
RAWA 5 (2005)
  interview with Times of India (Calcutta) 11 (2006)
  founder of Hewad High School 47 (2015)
  oldest RAWA member passes away 7 (2005)
  opens a Vocational Training Centre in Kabul 17 (2008)
  remembers Meena 33 (2012)
  plans to move orphanages from Pakistan to Afghanistan 10 (2006)
  speaking tours
    Amena Shams 7 8 (2005)
    Mariam Rawi 1 2 3 4 (2004) 9 10 (2006)
    Shazia 22 (2009) 52 (2016)
    Sohaila 15 (2007)
    Zoya 14 (2007)
  International Women’s Day 6 (2005) 10 (2006) 18 (2008) 34 (2012)
  values taught in RAWA schools 3 4 (2004)
  volunteer reports on her time with RAWA 13 (2007)
RAWA Supporters Japan 11 (2006) 16 (2007)
recognition for SAWA secretary Barbara James 20 (2008)
refugees
  are forced back to a country at war 52 (2016)
  Europe blackmails Afghanistan into accepting refugees back against their will 52 (2016)
  Germany deports Afghan refugees to Kabul 53 (2017)
Russia: Big power competition returns to Afghanistan 43 (2014)

S
Sabera Turkmani, Afghan Midwives Association 44 (2014)
Saeeda, another student scholarship 54 (2017)
Safia Amajan 12 (2006)
Sally Sara 34 (2012) 35 (2012)
saving the lives of mothers and babies 33 (2012)
SAWA
  10th birthday 41 (2014)
  committee relocation to Adelaide 6 (2005)
  constitution of SAWA (SA), change for tax deductibility 18 (2008)
  established in South Australia 5 (2005)
  on Facebook 23 (2009)
  financial statement 2009 (for other years see the annual reports) 26 (2010)
  pharmaceuticals to Malalai Hospital 9 10 (2006)
  restructured 27 (2010)
  starts local groups in all states 23 (2009)
  supports Bendigo Bank for upholding tolerance and inclusiveness 42 (2014)
  why SAWA supports Afghanistan's women 37 (2013)
SAWA (NSW)
  annual lunch 29 (2011) 39 (2013) 41 (2014) 49 (2016)
  art sale 46 (2015)
  artists for Afghan Aid Sydney 38 (2013)
  convener's report to AGM 36 (2012)
  dinner 31 (2011) 35 (2012) 39 (2013) 43 (2014) 47 (2015)
  film night 34 (2012) 42 (2014)
  International Women's Day Centenary 30 (2011)
  lunch with Malalay Joya 29 (2011)
  Malalai Joya, Holroyd High School , Annandale Neighbourhood Centre 31 (2011)
  new donation arrangements 29 (2011)
  new project with OPAWC 50 (2016) 51 (2016) 54 (2017)
  progress on new project 52 (2016)
SAWA (SA)
  auction site 44 (2014)
  goes south, Yankalilla 32 (2011)
  new committee 28 (2010) 36 (2012) 44 (2014)
  new donation arrangements 29 (2011)
  new website 32 (2011) 41 (2014)
  RSS feed 37 (2013) 38 (2013)
scholarships 37 (2013) 40 (2013) 43 (2014) 45 (2015) 47 (2015) 49 52 (2016) 54 (2017)
  new students are looking for sponsors 52 (2016)
  Hajira 43 (2014) 45 47 (2015) 49 (2016)
  Barakat 49 (2016)
  Farzana 40 (2013)
  Mursal 49 (2016)
  Pashtana 40 (2013) 49 (2016)
  Rima 45 47 (2015) 49 (2016)
  Shazia 35 (2012) 40 (2013) 47 (2015)
  Sosan 37 (2013)
  Zarmina 45 (2015) 49 (2016) 51 (2016)
  Zubaida 37 39 40 (2013) 47 (2015) 52 (2016)
schools and clinics to be closed 36 (2012)
schools: government schools and Taliban control 47 (2015)
Sediqa Balkhi 5 (2005)
security
  no security for civilians in Kabul and Farah 52 (2016)
  OPAWC strengthens its security through ties with the local community 46 (2015)
  Oxfam: too much aid to Afghanistan wasted, growing corruption, no security 17 (2008)
  security replaces development as priority political objective, Amnesty report 45 (2015)
situation of women and girls deteriorates 23 (2009)
Shia Family Law and women's rights 21 (2009)
Small Things Matter 29 (2011)
Smiles, Vicki 6 7 (2005)
Smithe, Robyn 2 (2004)
social change in Afghanistan 49 (2016)
Solidarity Party - Hambastagi 44 (2014)
  fundamentalists try to ban the Solidarity Party 35 (2012)
  Solidarity Party unveils Farkhunda memorial 50 (2016)
Soroptimist International 20 (2008)
sponsored students graduate 52 (2016)
sponsored students try to build their future 48 (2015)
State Library of Queensland buys art books 35 (2012)
successful special appeal 33 (2012)
suggested reading 12 (2006) 13 (2007)
Sweetest Embrace, movie
  in Adelaide 31 (2011)
  in Aldinga 30 (2011)
  in Sydney 25 (2010)

T
Taliban 12 (2006) 22 (2009)
  a Taliban appointed to protect human rights 39 (2013)
  government schools and Taliban control 47 (2015)
Taliban country, movie by Carmela Baranowska 12 (2006)
Tapaye Zanabad – the hill that women built 32 (2011)
tax deductibility 18 (2008) 45 (2015)
tens of thousands demonstrate in Kabul 49 (2016)
The Afghan Woman, theatre play by William Mastrosimone 3 (2004)
The migrating tribes of Khuzistan, movie 38 (2013)
The plight of teachers in Afghanistan 44(2014)
The remnants of an army, painting by Elizabeth Butler 49 (2016)
Tomczak, Matthias
  report on Hamoon Clinic 47 (2015)
  visit to Heawad High School 26 (2010)
  visit to Kabul 20 (2008)
  visit to the Vocational Training Centre 26 (2010) 32 (2011) 47 (2015)
Toorak College Mt Eliza Vic 36 (2012)
troop suicides ("war on terror" claims its casualties) 39 (2013)
Two Trees, art book 29 (2011) 35 (2012) 37 (2013) 38 (2013) 39 (2013) 44 (2014)
l  aunched
    in Adelaide 40 (2013)
    in Brisbane 41 (2014)
    in Hobart 40 (2013)
    in Ipswich with Senator Claire Moore 41 (2014)
    in Melbourne 41 (2014)
    in Sydney with Emma Aires 44 (2014)

U
United Nations
  a long way to go for women's rights 33 (2012)
  public space for Afghan women is shrinking 25 (2010)
Unicef
  Afghan Children Manifesto 5 (2005)
  Afghanistan especially dangerous for girls 25 (2010)
  photo of the year 2007 17 (2008)
Unitarian Church Refugee Support Group 19 (2008) 23 (2009)
USAID classifies women's rights a "pet project" 30 (2011)
USA maintain "offensive capabiity" 45 (2015)
USA: Big power competiion returns to Afghanistan 43 (2014)
US funds Afghan Businesswomen’s Federation 7 (2005)
US protection creates new warlord 38 (2013)
US troops gone, but CIA operations continue 49 (2016)

V
View from a Grain of Sand, movie
  in Nimbin, Northern Rivers 25 (2010)
  in Adelaide 39 (2013)
Vocational Training Centre, Kabul
  150 women graduate 43 (2014)
  big plans for the Vocational Training Centre 27 (2010)
  challenging times at the VTC 40 (2013)
  computer course 31 (2011)
  delays with literacy certificates 52 (2016)
  embroidery from AFCECO drawings 42 (2014)
  English classes 31 (2011)
  first semester results handed out 20 (2008)
  graduation 2015 47 (2014) 2017 54 (2017)
  handicraft production 23 (2009)
  keep the Vocational Training Centre alive! 36 (2012)
  on Afghanistan's national radio 33 (2012)
  opens its doors 18 (2008)
  RAWA opens a Vocational Training Centre 17 (2008)
  report for 2012 37 (2013)
  Stella Watson party a great success 28 (2010)
  strengthens its security through ties with the local community 46 (2015)
  student stories 25 (2010) 36 (2012) 43 (2014)
  Teachers' Day, the plight of teachers in Afghanistan 44 (2014)
  the right to be educated, three personal stories 26 (2010)
  urgent appeal 21 (2009)
  visit to the Vocational Training Centre 26 (2010) 32 (2011)

W
"War on terror" claims its casualties (troop suicides) 39 (2013)
warlords jostle to enter the presidential race 40 (2013)
warlords revive the Northern Alliance 34 (2012)
Watson, Stella 28 (2010)
We are Afghan Women - Voices of Hope (book recommendation) 51 (2016)
weddings, Afghan style 13 (2007)
Western support for occupying forces declines 36 (2012)
What does the average Afghan think of the foreign presence in their country? 24 (2009)
Where do refuges go when they go home? 21 (2009)
Who can afford health care in Afghanistan? 43 (2014)
Why foreign forces are a threat to the future of Afghanistan's women 27 (2010)
Why SAWA supports Afghanistan's women 37 (2013)
widows
  harsh winter and rising food prices mean despair 18 (2008)
  Kabul a city of widows 14 (2007)
  new SAWA project to support Kabul's widows 15 16 (2007)
WILPF, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom 19 (2008)
Windows into Afghanistan, a new booklet 51 (2016)
women begging in the streets 46 (2015)
women imprisoned for "crimes of morality" 30 (2011)
women forced into begging in the streets, Latifa Ahmady BBC 45 (2015)
women journalists threatened 24 (2009)
women overcome tribal conditions 44 (2014)
women’s rights magazine editor arrested 8 (2005)
women's shelters 30 (2011)
Wright, Penny 45 (2015)

Z
Zarmina
  A new art project is being planned 51 (2016)
  The art project continues 53 (2017)
  Zarmina's art project needs a boost 54 (2017)
Zonta 10 (2006) 16 (2008) 23 (2009)