Continuity and Change in Afghanistan
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Articles about culture and people in Afghanistan. The way it has changed, and the way it has stayed the same.
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Afghanistan: Surge in Women Jailed for ‘Moral Crimes’ | Human Rights Watch

Afghanistan: Surge in Women Jailed for ‘Moral Crimes’ | Human Rights Watch | Continuity and Change in Afghanistan | Scoop.it
(Kabul) – The Afghan government should take urgent steps to halt an alarming increase in women and girls imprisoned for “moral crimes,” Human Rights Watch said today.
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Afghanistan's first female mayor proves critics wrong

Afghanistan's first female mayor proves critics wrong | Continuity and Change in Afghanistan | Scoop.it
Azra Jafari has won respect in her community as she fights to improve lives and change attitudes towards women
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The plight of Afghanistan's opium brides | Asia | DW.DE | 22.02.2013

The plight of Afghanistan's opium brides | Asia | DW.DE | 22.02.2013 | Continuity and Change in Afghanistan | Scoop.it
While opium trade might be lucrative for some of those involved, many find themselves at the losing end. Daughters of farmers who find themselves desperate and indebted are used as little more than currency.
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Verdict handed down in Kabul bank scandal | Asia | DW.DE | 06.03.2013

Verdict handed down in Kabul bank scandal | Asia | DW.DE | 06.03.2013 | Continuity and Change in Afghanistan | Scoop.it
The embezzlement of hundreds of millions of dollars at Kabul Bank nearly led to the collapse of the entire Afghan financial system. Now, a court has sentenced the bank's top managers.
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Female Afghan boxers could miss UK bout

Female Afghan boxers could miss UK bout | Continuity and Change in Afghanistan | Scoop.it
The three women were due in London on International Women's Day but have been stuck in Delhi waiting for paperwork
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Afghan's marathon efforts to fight corruption | Asia | DW.DE | 27.02.2013

Afghan's marathon efforts to fight corruption | Asia | DW.DE | 27.02.2013 | Continuity and Change in Afghanistan | Scoop.it
Afghan Tariq Eqtidari has a very unusual way of fighting corruption - by arranging marathons. Participants win no prize or a title, but they do make their voices heard against embezzlement and bribery.
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Distrust between ISAF and Afghans increases | Asia | DW.DE | 26.02.2013

Distrust between ISAF and Afghans increases | Asia | DW.DE | 26.02.2013 | Continuity and Change in Afghanistan | Scoop.it
ISAF is looking into allegations that US special forces in the Afghan province of Wardak have been working with locals responsible for torture and murder. They have been ordered to pull out within the next two weeks.
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