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Afghanistan’s Complex Women’s Rights Discourse

By Dr. Davood Moradian

 

December 4, 2013

Abstract

Are women’s rights and gender equality universal or culturally and geographically confined to the West? Are there certain cultures and political systems that are inherently misogynistic? Are the concerns of Western powers’ about women’s rights sincere or are they an instrument to pursue their own political objectives against

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AISS Host India-Afghanistan Security Dialogue

Various issues of bilateral importance were discussed during the half day long meeting, on top of the Agenda were bilateral military and security cooperation between Afghanistan and India. In addition to it a number of other issues of bilateral importance were discussed during the course of the meeting.

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Italian MFA Delegates Visit AISS

 

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies hosted a meeting between AISS director Dr. Davood Moradian and Italian’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Delegates, Mr.Fabrizio Bucci and Ms. Costanza. The meeting discussed mutual relationship between Afghanistan and Italy, upcoming 2014 presidential election and regional relationship.

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French Diplomats Visit AISS

 

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies hosted a meeting between AISS director Dr. Davood Moradian and French diplomats Mr. Olivier Huyhnh Van and Mr. Yves Manville. The meeting discussed the upcoming 2014 elections and withdrawal date and how to ensure a smooth transition during that time. Regional security was also discussed in light of these approaching events.

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AISS Hosted Afghanistan-India Dialogue

 

Thursday, October 24, 2013

The Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies (AISS) hosted “Afghanistan-India Dialogue.” The informal dialogue was organized on the occasion of the visit by Prof Kumar, director of Delhi Policy Group and her accompanying delegation.

The Indian Ambassador to Afghanistan, Mr Amar Sinha also joined the meeting. From Afghanistan, representatives from Afghanistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Parliament, Media, Academia an

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