Sharia and Women’s Rights in Afghanistan


Hozyainova, Anastasiya. 2014. Sharia and Women’s Rights in Afghanistan. No. 347. Washington DC: United States Institute of Peace.

Author: Anastasiya Hozyainova


This report discusses recent efforts and future opportunities for using an Islamic perspective to promote women’s rights in Afghanistan, based on interviews conducted between June and October 2013 with legal aid and women’s rights organizations, activists, and donors. This research is part of USIP’s women’s access to justice portfolio in Afghanistan, which has focused on community-based means for women to seek justice. (USIP)

Topics: Gender, Women, Post-Conflict, Post-Conflict Reconstruction, Religion, Rights, Women's Rights Regions: Asia, South Asia Countries: Afghanistan

Year: 2014

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