TITLE

Women's rights after the Taliban

AUTHOR(S)
Tripathi, Salil
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
New Statesman;10/6/2003, Vol. 132 Issue 4658, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
10966647

 

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