Women's rights after the Taliban

Tripathi, Salil
October 2003
New Statesman;10/6/2003, Vol. 132 Issue 4658, p19
Discusses how women's rights in Afghanistan have receded in importance. Plight of Afghan women under the Taliban, How, after the war, the U.S. focus shifted to rebuilding infrastructure; Comments of Sunita Mehta, co-founder of Women for Afghan Women; Conference in Kandahar to draw up the first Afghan Women's Bill of Rights; Guarantees of the bill, including the right to education; Dangers; How the women earned trust by respecting local traditions.


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