Civil society is a relatively new concept in Afghanistan. It has only recently received attention over the past eleven years as civil society principles were highlighted in Afghanistan’s Constitution established in 2003.
More than eleven years after the fall of the Taliban and presence of the international community in Afghanistan, violence against Afghan women is still widespread throughout the country.
One of the major factors contributing to overt gender inequality in Afghanistan is the mentality of Afghan women themselves. The reality persists that a significant number of Afghan women accept inequality and the dominance of men over women.
In a series of articles I have been discussing scandals that have erupted connecting money and politics in the US, Brazil and Italy. This time I want to bring to your attention two French cases that both saw significant developments in March 2013. Please note that these are ongoing cases and we do not yet know what the outcome will…
How much do Members of Parliament earn? | 04 Mar 2013
An anatomy of vote buying | 03 Mar 2013
The Outlook for Afghan Civil Society | 18 Feb 2013
Do our children’s stories promote violence? | 13 Jan 2013
Campaign Finance in 2012 US Presidential Election | 26 Dec 2012
Illicit Funding of Politics | 19 Dec 2012
Civil Society in the Afghan Constitution | 28 Nov 2012
Pluralism in Afghan Constitution | 27 Nov 2012
- Peace talks on tap between Taliban, Afghanistan - CBS News
- 4 Americans killed at US base in Afghanistan; Taliban claim responsibility - Fortune
- US, Taliban to meet in Qatar for 'key milestone' toward ending Afghanistan war - NBCNews.com (blog)
- 4 US troops killed at Afghanistan air base - CBS News
- US Military Deaths in Afghanistan - New York Times
- Afghanistan peace talks: no surrender behind the Taliban's white flowers - The Guardian
- Is Peace and Stability Possible in Afghanistan ? - PBS NewsHour
- US to join direct peace talks in Qatar with Taliban over Afghanistan's future - The Guardian
- Taliban agree to peace talks with US over Afghanistan – full statement - The Guardian
- After Gunfire, Politicians in Afghanistan Trade Accusations - New York Times