Armanshahr a periodical on human rights and civil society, Issues 23-24 published-Women

19/04/2012
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Armanshahr (a periodical on human rights and civil society), Issue 23-24 published-Women’s Issues

In this issue:
[rouge]Women’s Rights:[/rouge]
• Historical suffering women & impact of political control their participation – Sima Samar
• HRDs & women facing Taleban-type and Western fundamentalism! – MP Fawzia Koofi
• Discrimination against women’s participation – Herat Prosecutor Maria Bashir
• Ministry of Women’s Affairs has lowest budget– Deputy Minister Mostafavi
• AIHRC’s press release on Ulema Council’s resolution
• Joint statement of 50% Campaign & 21 groups and networks for 8 March
• Statement of CSHRO for 8 March
• Afghanistan government reports on CEDAW
Reports of Violence against Women:
• UN: Elimination of Violence against Women Law has a long way to go
• HRW: Hundreds of women jailed for ’moral crimes’
• AHRDO: Afghan women after Taleban; Will history repeat itself?
[rouge]Armanshahr Public Debates:[/rouge]
• 86th public debate: Present and future of women in Afghanistan
• 6 years of public debates about women: Women, telling the untold
[rouge]Human Rights Violations:[/rouge]
• Ulema Council’ s resolution about women
• AIHRC: US sent detainees to Afghan prisons known for torture despite moratorium
• The culture war over Afghan women is heating up
• President Karzai and the ’secondary’ sex
• The NYT reports on slavery in Afghanistan
• Amnesty International: Death penalty in Afghanistan 2011
• Human rights violations news
[rouge]Women’s Analysis[/rouge]
• Freedom of societies depends on liberation of women from captivity – Guissou Jahangiri
• People: actors of change
[rouge]Women in Culture and Arts:[/rouge]
• On a decade of women’s cinema – interview with Roya Sadat
[rouge]Books:[/rouge]
• Armanshahr: Six years of publishing on women’s issues

• Other articles in the Dari version of Armanshahr
• Armanshahr/Open Asia publications

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