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Kabul seeks changes to legislation that would have limited family violence testimony


Stars and Stripes, 18 February 2014 In a report on a proposed controversial change to Afghanistan's criminal code, AAN's Christine Roehrs is quoted: Christine Roehrs, an analyst with the Afghanistan Analyst Network, said that even if changes are made to Article 26 to allow family members to testify voluntarily, the new article will still be […]

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A War with no End in Sight: The backlashes regarding Afghan women’s rights (amended)

Sari Kouvo

A man cuts off the nose and lips of his wife. He does this because his wife refuses to give him her jewelry to buy drugs, and he does it in front of the couple’s children. This happened on 13 December in Herat, and rightly so, the incident received considerable media and civil society attention. […]

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West fears more backsliding on Afghan women’s rights


Stars and Stripes, 12 February 2014 In an article about the controversial planned amendment of the Afghan Criminal Code, the newspaper extensively quotes AAN's Christine Roehrs about details or the law: Christine Roehrs, an analyst with the Afghanistan Analysts Network, said the law is very similar to one already on the books saying relatives cannot […]

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