Hanging By a Thread: Afghan Women’s Rights and Security Threats (Hardcover)

Hanging By a Thread: Afghan Women’s Rights and Security Threats By Massouda Jalal, Dr. Mario Silva, PhD Cover Image

Hanging By a Thread: Afghan Women’s Rights and Security Threats (Hardcover)

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More than a decade after the Taliban were ousted from power, Afghans' rights and security are at a crossroad, and women’s rights hang by a thread.Two former political authorities offer an update on opportunities—and dangers-facing the international community as Operation Enduring Freedom winds down. Dr. Jalal, a former minister in the Karzai government, asks the important questions and delivers informed insights on the history of women’s struggle in Afghanistan and 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 and terrorism and the structures and supports that must be in place following the international military withdrawal.
Product Details ISBN: 9780991420919
ISBN-10: 0991420918
Publisher: Mosaic Press
Publication Date: January 1st, 2014
Pages: 192
Language: English