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Afghanistan: Women’s Voices

The following articles on life in Afghanistan were published in a recent edition of New Statesman; though tardily posted, they are insightful reads nonetheless.

Andrea Busfield provides a vivid account of everyday life in Kabul as a female journalist, while Nesrine Malik argues that the war in Afghanistan is failing on one crucial aspect: the future of women in the country.

The country might become “liberated,” but it would be far from egalitarian if the necessary foundations for women’s rights are not established.

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This entry was posted on August 26, 2009 by in Asia, Conflict Zones, Womyn and tagged , , , .
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