Hanging By a Thread: Afghan Women's Rights & Security Threats by Dr. Massouda Jalal & Dr. Mario Silva
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0991420918 | 192 pages | EPUB | 1 MB
More than a decade after the Taliban were ousted from power, Afghans' rights & security are at a crossroads, & women's rights hang by a thread. Two former political authorities offer an update on opportunities & dangers facing the international community as Operation Enduring Freedom winds down. Dr. Jalal, a former minister in the Karzai government, asks the important questions & delivers informed insights on the history of women's struggle in Afghanistan & the dangers posed by the ongoing negotiations with the Taliban. In Part II, Dr. Silva, a former member of the Canadian Parliament, addresses the continuing dilemma of security, state failure, & terrorism, & the structures & supports that must be in place following the international military withdrawal.