Questioning Assumptions on Justice Policy

The fate of Afghan women is on the minds of national and international stakeholders as the international community edges closer to transitioning out of the country. These concerns are particularly active in the effort to reform Afghanistan’s justice sector. The Read More

I Have a Dream

Working in Afghanistan has been a great learning experience for me, one that has changed some of my most basic assumptions of Afghan women. As each day of fieldwork brings me closer to the reality of their daily lives, it Read More

Book: Land of the Unconquerable

Although women’s issues in Afghanistan have been the focus of intense interest over the past decade, the subject is one that has often been marred by over-simplification and cliche. Land of the Unconquerable is a new collection of essays by Read More

Working Together

As members of AREU’s Legacies of Conflict research team, we have conducted field research in Kabul and Bamiyan Provinces, with a partnership organisation working in Ghazni. We enter communities for months at a time, conducting in-depth interviews with people about Read More