Women Scholars and Leaders Project

Delegitimizing Oppressive Discourse Training for Afghan Women Women’s Rights Activist on Women’s Rights in Islamic Legal Framework

Executive Summary: Afghanistan is a country where women’s right issues takes a step forward and two steps backwards due to cultural and social norms. In Afghanistan, religion is always used as a tool to legitimize patriarchy and the stopping of women from achieving their basic human rights The recent cases of Farkhunda and Zulaikha are stark examples of this conflict ... Read More »