The Village Girls Voice Network (VGVN) is a woman-led and women based civil society organization established in 2018 by a group of 40 women rights activists. The main office of VGVN is in Ghor but the network is connected with Women and Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) from Daikundi, Maidan Wardak and Bamyan provinces. The main objectives of the network are cohesion and mobilization of WHRDs toward helping the victims of gender based violence and fighting against early and forced marriages through the promotion of civil rights and legal understanding among families and society
VGVN contributes in the development of an active and thriving civil society in Afghanistan in the following fields: Promotion of women’s rights groups and coalitions, women in economics, women’s leadership development, women in government, Good Governance and Anti-corruption, Women Based Enterprise Development, Training and Capacity Building, Peace Building, Education both civic and basic literacy, Communal, literacy and vocational training and provides its services in a transparent, gender sensitive and professional manner to grass-roots, families, victims of gender based violence, vulnerable women, civil society organizations and government.
To establish an Afghan women network at the country level to contribute for creation of violence free environment for Afghan women and to ensure the voices of Afghan women are heard and equal opportunities are provided for both women and men.
VGVN mission is to enhance the civic knowledge and legal understanding of women rights activists and contributes in the development of an active and thriving society in Afghanistan where women and men have equal rights and access to resource through provision of training/capacity building, psychosocial support services, income generation, awareness raising, peace building, networking, and advocacy services.