Tag Archives: Afghanistan peace process

Women in Afghanistan worry peace accord with Taliban extremists could cost them hard-won rights

Audience members listen to Afghan parliamentarian Fawzia Koofi speak in 2014. Women’s access to politics increased greatly after the Taliban’s 2001 ouster. Sha Marai/AFP via Getty Images Mona Tajali, Agnes Scott College and Homa Hoodfar, Concordia University Three Afghan women who worked at a media company were gunned down in Jalalabad in early March. In January, unidentified gunmen killed two …

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How a ‘feminist’ foreign policy would change the world

Helping women is an explicit goal of the Biden administration’s pandemic relief plan. Does the gender focus extend to the world? Alex Wong/Getty Images Rollie Lal, George Washington University and Shirley Graham, George Washington University The Biden administration has a woman, Vice President Kamala Harris, in its second-highest position, and 61% of White House appointees are women. Now, it has …

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