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With Taliban Government Announcement Looming, Afghanistan’s Women Worry and Protest
September 03, 2021

With Taliban Government Announcement Looming, Afghanistan’s Women Worry and Protest

By Catherine Putz
The Taliban have said that women will be allowed to work, but “within the framework of Shariah.” If history is any guide, the Taliban's interpretation will be strict.

Women’s Education: Afghanistan’s Biggest Success Story Now at Risk
September 01, 2021

Women’s Education: Afghanistan’s Biggest Success Story Now at Risk

By Laiq Zirack
With the withdrawal of the International community and U.S troops, serious setbacks are on the horizon for the education of girls in Afghanistan.
Afghan Lives Matter: What Price Would Afghans Have to Pay for Peace?
August 24, 2021

Afghan Lives Matter: What Price Would Afghans Have to Pay for Peace?

By Ritu Mahendru
“They have handed our country the way you hand over a book or a bottle of water... We were happy for the war to end, but we didn’t expect the end to be like this.”

The Implications of the US Troop Withdrawal for Afghan Women  
May 25, 2021

The Implications of the US Troop Withdrawal for Afghan Women  

By Saman Rizwan
If guarantees of preserving progress in women’s rights are not included in any potential political settlement, they remain prone to reverses. 

‘My Good Fight’: Being a Woman in Afghanistan’s Politics
April 09, 2021

‘My Good Fight’: Being a Woman in Afghanistan’s Politics

By Bansari Kamdar
Hosna Jalil on fighting harassment, discrimination, and death threats as one of Afghanistan’s highest-ranking female officials.

Afghanistan: A Test for the Global Commitment to Women, Peace, and Security
November 25, 2020

Afghanistan: A Test for the Global Commitment to Women, Peace, and Security

By Natalie Gonnella-Platts and Farhat Popal 
Any political settlement that doesn’t guarantee women’s rights and opportunities has failed before it has begun.

America and the International Community Must Stay Focused on Women’s Rights in Afghanistan
August 14, 2020

America and the International Community Must Stay Focused on Women’s Rights in Afghanistan

By Fatema Jafari and John A. Lechner
Afghan women have fought hard for their rights since 2001. Peace should not come at their expense.
The Taliban Doesn’t Care About Women’s Rights and Neither Does the Afghan Government
March 23, 2020

The Taliban Doesn’t Care About Women’s Rights and Neither Does the Afghan Government

By Sabera Azizi
The Afghan government must take a greater stake in the future of the country’s women.

The US-Taliban Deal Ignores Human Rights and Women
March 06, 2020

The US-Taliban Deal Ignores Human Rights and Women

By Farahnaz Ispahani
The Trump administration's deal with the Taliban ignores human rights concerns.

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