The Current State of Afghanistan

July 2004
Off Our Backs;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 34 Issue 7/8, p18
Presents an interview with Afghan women's rights activist and Afghan Women's Network (AWN) member Sadiqa Basiri. Basiri's work in Afghanistan and Pakistan; Sources of funding for AWN; Problems facing women in Afghanistan following the 2001 U.S. invasion; Feelings of women regarding U.S. intervention in Afghanistan.


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