EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD), established by a team of Afghans who believe in equal rights and inclusiveness, is a professional, national non-governmental and nonprofit organization with a vision to transform Afghanistan into a peaceful, prosperous and democratic nation, where both men and women enjoy equal rights without any form of discrimination. EPD’s mission is to empower and strengthen civil society organizations, associations and networks at the community and policy level to initiate and implement holistic solutions for vibrant development of the country towards peace and democracy. EPD aims at massive mobilization of women and youth as change agents in the areas of political participation, peace reintegration, good governance and access to good education, through partnering with community based as well as policy based civil society organizations and networks.