Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist

August 3, 2010

Rethink Afghanistan: women’s rights under Karzai

Filed under: Afghanistan,feminism — louisproyect @ 7:14 pm

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  1. From a book by David Loyn called “Butcher and Bolt” (Hutchinson, 2008):
    “Although the Taliban seemed extreme, what they imposed were no more than normal conservative countryside Pashtun values. In some villages women do not even have a name outside their own family. I once succeeded in asking some questions of a woman in a Pashtun village near Kabul–a bizarre four-way interview, with her husband shouting my questions through a curtain….”

    Comment by Peter Byrne — August 5, 2010 @ 12:57 pm


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