A blog providing news, analysis, insight, and commentary on the war in Afghanistan.
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Women's Shelters in Afghanistan
One of the most provocative legacies of the Western presence in Afghanistan has been the funding and establishment of women's shelters. The idea that women can go to a shelter is very alien in Afghanistan. Read more in "A Thin Line of Defense Against 'Honor Killings'", by Alissa J. Rubin, The New York Times, March 2, 2015.