Afghani Barakzai

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Anyone who accepts even baseline targets for women’s rights, such as the right to physical safety, the opportunity to generate income and the opportunity to achieve education, should be concerned that these rights have fallen short in many parts of the world and, in some cases, have fallen back.

In Afghanistan, opportunities for women have been in constant flux, increasing under Mohammad Zahir Shah in the 1960s, declining sharply during the Afghan civil wars and Taliban rule, and climbing again under the current Afghan government. But this progress, which includes improved literacy and access to the workplace, has faltered over the past two years.…  Seguir leyendo » “Afghan women need to feel the power of the purse”