Ahmad Zia Massoud

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Afghanistan cannot be expected to be a stable and contributing member of the international community when Afghan women are generally denied early and lifelong educational opportunities, are largely unable to work, and in some parts of the country suffer far worse.

While this is a very easy claim to make, fundamentally improving the rights women have and creating the institutions to support those rights is much more difficult to implement given the current on-the-ground realities.

Allowing an 8-year-old to marry, as often happens in Afghanistan, isn’t driven by some bizarre desire to give away one’s children. In the absence of viable choices, families tend to stay with the comfortable and the accepted — no matter how horrific and foreign those decisions may seem to outsiders.…  Seguir leyendo »