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Researching the Women in Afghanistan has informed me about the many different aspects that have shaped these women into who they are today. They have survived through incredibly harsh periods when education for women was illegal and when being out in public without a male accompaniment was a punishable act as well. Not only have the women of Afghanistan survived through these terrible times, but they never seemed to give up home schooling girls in their homes and searching for a way to better their...

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Economy of Afghanistan

Afghanistan Economy Profile 2013 Economy- Afghanistan's economy is recovering from decades of conflict. The economy has improved significantly since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001 largely because of the infusion of international assistance, the recovery of the agricultural sector, and service sector growth. Despite the progress of the past few years, Afghanistan is extremely poor, landlocked, and highly dependent on foreign aid. Much of the population continues to suffer from shortages...

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Taliban in Afghanistan

1)Afghanistan was once a place of relative peace. A place where one could do as they please and have the freedoms to be who they wanted to be. But a few years would change that all. Everything that the citizens of Afghanistan knew, their entire way of life would change. The cause? The Taliban. The Taliban are an extremist Muslim group from Afghanistan. The Taliban, who call themselves Jihad or “freedom fighters” are the most brutal extremist Muslims in the world. To understand the Taliban you must...

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The War in Afghanistan

The War in Afghanistan A basic overview of the war in Afghanistan After 9/11, President George W. Bush gave the rulers of Afghanistan an ultimatum: hand over the terrorists responsible for 9/11, or “share in their fate.” The Taliban—the Islamic fundamentalists who ruled the country—refused to surrender their ally, terrorist leader Osama bin-Laden. Air strikes began on 10/7/01, less than a month after 9/11. American, British and other soldiers fought together with Afghans opposed to the Taliban...

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Women in Afghanistan

The Taliban are a Muslim fundamentalist group that took control over the government from 1996 until 2001. They enforced many unrealistic rules that caused many hardships for men and women. Many countries have stepped in to try bringing peace to Afghanistan. The Taliban had control of over 90% of the population until countries came together to stop them. They now, only control about 54 percent, which is a big difference from earlier on. There is a lot of irreversible damage that has been done, affecting...

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Technology Innovations in Afghanistan - Summary

Technology innovations in Afghanistan Afghanistan is one of the developing countries situated in Asia, the people of this country have faced wars and revolutions many times due to which they were not able to progress rapidly but after year 2000 onwards, UN has helped a lot the people of Afghanistan in every sphere specially in the cases of progress and prosperity which also includes the introduction of different kinds of technology innovations. We have many examples just like 3G technology...

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Involvement of India in Afghanistan Issue

Involvement Of India in Afghanistan Due to its geo-strategic location between the Central Asian, South Asian, and Middle Eastern security complexes, Afghanistan is often defined as an insulator state, and sometimes also as a connector. This in-between position has led to constant instability: ever since the creation of the Durrani Empire, the country has suffered from internal power struggles as well as outside interference. External attempts to control Afghanistan have nonetheless proven extremely...

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Buzkashi In Afghanistan

Chapter 3 The Buzkashi Tooi The book “Buzkashi” Game in Power in Afghanistan is written by G. Whitney Azoy is introducing the Buzkashi game in Afghanistan in details, but in the third chapter of this book which is about the the Buzkashi Tooi, he describes that how this game is held in the local places. First he explains the word Tooi, rite of passage, and marriage. Then he argues that the buzkashi tooi is a Khan’s activities. According to him, Khans are those who have some kind of influence...

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The Social Differences of the Afghanistan People

Kent Luong The Social Differences of the Afghanistan People In Afghanistan, there are many ethnic groups among whom segregation exists. Imagine being a part of one that’s really looked down upon. The life of that person would be so cruel that nobody would be able to even imagine the misery and the pain that they have to endure. Afghanistan is a country with immense diversity due to the different ethnic groups that it has had for a very long time. Despite living in the same country for hundreds...

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Women's Rights in Afghanistan

November 2nd 2012-11-02 The women in Afghanistan had all their Rights taken away when the new government was establish, going against the Charter of Human Rights declared by the United Nations. The following paper will investigate the perspectives of the United Nations, the women of Afghanistan and the Taliban on the issues of women’s right in Afghanistan. Taking away a person rights is a Crime against Humanity while the women in Afghanistan are put in situation of being harmed or in danger...

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