Post-Taliban Afghanistan: Changed Outlook for Women?


Riphenburg, Carol J. 2004. “Post-Taliban Afghanistan: Changed Outlook for Women?” Asian Survey 44 (3): 401–21. doi:10.1525/as.2004.44.issue-3.

Author: Carol J. Riphenburg


In examining the control women have over family, health and fertility, and cultural expression–three indicators of women's status–it is clear that since the fall of the Taliban, women in Afghanistan lack support for the fundamental functions of a human life and find their choices and decision-making frustrated.

Topics: Gender, Women, Health, Households, Political Economies, Post-Conflict, Terrorism Regions: Asia, South Asia Countries: Afghanistan

Year: 2004

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