A recent study conducted by Oxfam International revealed that 94 percent of women from Kabul and Balkh provinces are either not allowed to participate in the political processes of Afghanistan or do not have any knowledge about their rights and ways in which they can contribute in the political arena of the country.
Oxfam conducted the study over the past two months in Kabul and Balkh provinces. The study revealed the deplorable state of women’s participation in the political arena. The organization expressed its worries over low female turnout in the elections and said that almost 90 percent of the males in Afghanistan are against the participation of women in the political activities of the country.
“90 percent of males are against the participation of women in the political processes of the country,” said Ali Ahmad Saadat, Flow Project Manager, Oxfam.
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