Thinking has not stopped in Afghanistan


2006 photo. Public domain

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POVERTY is a big factor behind men joining and supporting the Taliban.      
     But there are many men,
intelligent men, who are so tired of war that they’re ready to let the Taliban rule even if it means sacrificing women’s rights! But things you don’t experience you don’t understand. If you’re not in someone’s position it’s hard for you to really know what they are experiencing. [i.e. Men can’t really understand what Taliban rule means for women.] The problem is, there can be no real peace under the Taliban. 

     Resistance to the ways of the past will come from women and the new ideas that create a new path forward will come from women. But women can bring change only if they know their rights.  —Afghan Thinker


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