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Monday, March 2, 2015
Women in ANSF - Western Values Imposed
One diplomat says "It's the absurdity of imposing our liberal Western beliefs" when describing the insistence of ANSF recruitment of women into the security forces. Afghanistan is a culturally conservative country and some say that women's rights might have been an issue too far when transforming Afghanistan. Read more in "Afghan Policewomen Struggle Against Culture", The New York Times, March 2, 2015.