The Independent Women’s Forum hosted a delegation of senior women leaders from Afghanistan on Thursday, January 24th at the National Press Club in Washington, DC from 2:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. The forum: “Securing Afghanistan: The Role of Women,” addressed what Afghan women can do to promote peace and security and to nurture civil society amid increasing instability and a renewed insurgency.  IWF is honored to give these courageous women who know first hand what challenges women in Afghanistan face, an opportunity to address a Washington audience.