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By Elaheh Rostami-Povey

via years of Taliban oppression, throughout the US-led invasion and the present insurgency, girls in Afghanistan have performed a highly symbolic role.

This publication seems to be at how ladies have fought repression and challenged stereotypes, either inside Afghanistan and in diasporas in Iran, Pakistan, the USA and the united kingdom. matters from violence lower than the Taliban and the influence of September 11 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 offers 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 in addition on hard imperial domination and blurring the becoming divide among the West and the Muslim international. finally, those international dynamics could pose a better possibility to the liberty and autonomy of girls in Afghanistan and through the world.

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