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  • More Prominent Role In Afghanistan Society
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    The Lives of Afghani Women: Has it Always Been This Way? A lot of attention has been drawn to the plight of women in Afghanistan. Many people understand what has been going on with the treatment of women in Afghanistan but very few understand. There should be more understanding of how women were treated before, during, and after the Taliban regime. Afghanistan was a very different place before the Taliban came to power. Women had a different role in society. They enjoyed much more freedom and eq...
  • True Nature Of The Taliban
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    Islamic Fundamentalism and the Subjugation of Women. On September 27th, 1996, the extremist militia, the Taliban, seized control of the capital city of Afghanistan, Kabul. Up until that day, women and girls in Afghanistan could go to school, work, and walk freely. Then the Taliban issued decrees banning woman and girls from receiving education, entering the workforce or leaving their homes without a close male relative as an escort, wearing a burqa. The Taliban violently plunged the occupied ter...
  • Taliban As An Official Government In Afghanistan
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    Beginning on September 27, 1996, an extremist militia group known as the Taliban seized control of Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. Upon seizing control, the Taliban has instituted a system of gender apartheid, which has placed women into a state of virtual house arrest. Since that time the women and girls of Afghanistan have been stripped of all human rights including their voice, visibility and their mobility. The Campaign to stop Gender Apartheid, led by the Feminist Majority Foundation, ha...
  • Latifa's Mother
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    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live as an Afghan girl under the rule of the Taliban? This question is answered in the book My Forbidden Face. Latifa, a young Afghan girl, discusses her struggles throughout the book. Latifa faces several different problems while being under the rule of the Taliban. She handles these problems with the best of her ability. First of all, Latifa had to deal with the struggles her mom was facing. Latifa's mother was very ill so she dealt with the situ...
  • Opposition Against The New Communist Government
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    Afghanistan, often called the crossroads of Central Asia, has had a turbulent history. Through the ages, Afghanistan has been occupied by many forces. A separate Afghan nation came into existence in 1746 as the Durrant Empire, but control was ceded to the United Kingdom until King Amanullah acceded to throne in 1919. Since then, the country has known many governments and several civil wars. The ruler of Afghanistan belonged to the Ab dali tribal group, whose name was changed to Dor rani on the a...
  • Gender Apartheid In Afghanistan
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    Gender Apartheid in Afghanistan What is freedom By definition, freedom is not being under person's control and having the power to do or say as one pleases. Many women presently in Afghanistan, are living a meaningless life. No one has the right to take there freedom away from them. Many government officials in Afghanistan find the women's lives there worthless. In this paper I will tell you about how the women are getting treated in Afghanistan. On September 27, 1996, a extremist militia, the T...
  • Taliban As An Official Government In Afghanistan
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    Afghanistan is one of the poorest and most troubled countries in the world. The land that occupies Afghanistan has a long history of domination by foreign conquerors and strife among internally warring factions. At the gateway between Asia and Europe, this land was conquered by Darius I of Babylonia circa 500 B.C., and Alexander the Great of Macedonia in 329 B.C., among others. In recent years, war and lawlessness had destroyed much of the country; millions of people went into exile and brought ...
  • Taliban As Afghanistan's Official Government
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    Afghanistan followed the same fate as dozens of formerly Soviet-occupied countries after the collapse of Moscow's Marxist government in 1991. Islamic factions, which had united to expel the Russian occupiers in 1992, began to fight among themselves when it became apparent that post-communist coalition governments could not overcome the deep-rooted ethnic and religious differences of the members. It was in this atmosphere of economic strife and civil war that a fundamentalist band of religious st...
  • Good Example Of Bad Government
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    LEt at Cest Moi: Absolutism in the Age of Reason By analyzing the Taliban regime and their motives, Jean-Jacques Rousseaus ideas, and by comparing the two, it will be made evident that Jean-Jacques Rousseaus ideas of government rule over peoples lives is true in this specific case. On September 11, 2001 the heart of the United States of America was ripped out in a matter of 10 minutes by Islamic extremists who follow the Taliban Regime. The first attack was at 8: 45 am when two planes were hijac...
  • Control Over The Taliban
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    Courage under the Veil The average layman has never thought too much about Afghanistan or its women before 9/11/01. It is very unfortunate that it takes a terrorist act to direct people's attention to the horrible living conditions in another country. Now, anyone can walk into a Barnes and Noble and get bombarded by books published after Sept 11th. The main topic of the books on the table seem to concentrate on how we knew that the attacks were going to happen before they did and what America di...
  • State's Support Of The Taliban
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    Prior to September 11th many Americans did not know where the country of Afghanistan was or the significance of the now demolished Taliban regime that was ruling it. Ironically Afghanistan, a mountainous country located in the heart of Central Asia, has been a main focus of the United States government since the Soviet invasion. Ever since then, the United States has been funding fundamentalism in the region, either through Saudi Arabia or Pakistan, in order to keep it under control for future U...
  • Harsh Laws And Punishments The Taliban
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    Atrocities In Afganistan (Women) Atrocities In Afganistan (Women) Essay, Research Paper (NOTE TO STUDENT: my teacher gave me a B+ and said I would have had an A if I had had more detail on the Taliban's reasons for these laws) The women of Afghanistan have been enduring unfathomable suffering since the Taliban, a religious faction, seized control of the country in 1996. (NOTE TO STUDENT: my teacher gave me a B+ and said I would have had an A if I had had more detail on the Taliban's reasons for ...

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