Afghan Women in the Peace Process

Authored by: Pamela Collett

Categories: Peace Support Operations, Statebuilding
Sub-Categories: Democratization and Political Participation, National Security Forces and Armed Groups, Peacemaking, Political Transitions
Country: Afghanistan
Region: South and Central Asia
Year: 1998
Citation: Collett, Pamela. "Afghan Women in the Peace Process." In The Women and War Reader, edited by Lois Ann Lorentzen and Jennifer Turpin, 323-328. New York: New York University Press, 1998.

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Executive Summary

This book chapter describes the worsening conditions for Afghan women living under the Taliban. The chapter also discusses the formation of the Afghan Women’s Network and their efforts to increase the participation of women in the peace process.