Palwasha Hassan is learning how grassroots women achieve dialogues with Taliban fighters.
Thursday, February 7, 2019 / BY: Palwasha L. Kakar
PUBLICATION TYPE: Analysis and Commentary
Afghan political leaders met in Moscow this week with Taliban representatives amid new momentum in diplomatic efforts to end Afghanistan’s war. Like other recent discussions, including those between U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban representatives in Qatar, Afghan women remain almost entirely excluded. Yet mostly unnoticed amid the formal diplomacy, Afghan women at their country’s grass roots already have managed negotiations with local Taliban leaders.
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