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An information session will be held on July 15, 2022 at 2 p.m. (c.t.) in room JDC 1.281 to introduce the HRC as well as this year's project partner (DIMR) and to clarify open questions. The event will be held in a hybrid format. The zoom link for online participation can be accessed after registrati...

For decades, attempts to strengthen women's rights in Afghanistan have rivaled headwinds from religious and conservative groups. Since the Taliban took power in September 2021, the rights of Afghan women have been increasingly restricted, contrary to the Taliban's promises during the opening days. We will engage with selected speakers to hear first-hand experiences of those affected, receive analysis of the situation from academics, and hear from NGOs about how to move forward.