By Elaheh Rostami-Povey
This ebook appears at how girls have fought repression and challenged stereotypes, either inside Afghanistan and in diasporas in Iran, Pakistan, the united states and the united kingdom. taking a look at concerns from violence lower than the Taliban and the impression of 11th of September to the function of NGOs and the expansion within the opium economic system, Rostami-Povey will get in the back of the media hype and provides a colourful and various photograph of those women's lives. the way forward for women's rights in Afghanistan, she argues, relies not just on overcoming neighborhood male domination, but additionally on tough imperial domination and blurring the growing to be divide among the West and the Muslim global. finally, those worldwide dynamics could pose a better risk to the liberty and autonomy of ladies in Afghanistan and during the world.
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