Patricia Gossman is senior researcher on Afghanistan. Prior to joining HRW, she was Director of the Afghanistan Program at the International Center for Transitional Justice on Afghanistan, and was the founder and director of the Afghanistan Justice Project, an OSI-funded project to document war crimes committed during the Afghan conflict, 1978-2001.
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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...