Heather Barr

Heather Barr is a senior researcher on women’s rights in Asia in the women’s rights division of Human Rights Watch. She was previously the Human Rights Watch Afghanistan researcher.

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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Women Fighting for Justice in Afghanistan are Treated with Contempt by Foreign Donors
"Without international pressure, women's rights will be nowhere on the agenda," an activist in Kabul told us recently, regarding the new government of Ashraf Ghani. Afghanistan's civil society organisations fought an often lonely battle for women's rights, accountability for war crimes and the need...
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