Ethnicity has become prominent in popular and scholarly thinking over the last 50 years. In the late 1960s a few key works stimulated...
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Published by: UK Parliament
This paper responds to a number of the issues specified by the House of Commons International Development Committee for its inquiry on development progress and prospects in Afghanistan after 2014.
Afghan Values or Women’s Rights? Gendered Narratives about Continuity and Change in Urban Afghanistan
Published by: IDS
There is considerable debate about the extent to which gender equality and womens’ rights are universal values. This debate has been particularly heated in Afghanistan where the violation of women’s rights by the Taliban regime was one justification used by the US and its allies for their invasion of the country.
The paper portrays a Hazarah perspective on questions regarding reconciliation and negotiations with armed groups in Afghanistan.