3 edition of Gender and international aid in Afghanistan found in the catalog.
Gender and international aid in Afghanistan
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|LC Classifications||HQ1236.5.A3 A25 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 224 p. :|
|Number of Pages||224|
|LC Control Number||2009028951|
At a high-level international conference on Afghanistan held in Brussels in October , Afghanistan and the European Union reached a comprehensive agreement on returns. Though the European Union claims that the deal is not a condition for the financial pledges made at the conference, totaling $ billion in development aid until , it is. Carpetbaggers of Kabul: Gender and International Development issues in Afghanistan THIS EVENT IS ARCHIVED Abstract. The invasion of Afghanistan by United States and coalition forces was followed by a flood of aid and development dollars and “experts” representing well over two thousand organizations―each with separate policy.
Refugee women face gender-specific challenges in navigating daily life at every stage of their migration experience. Common challenges for all refugee women, regardless of other demographic data, are access to healthcare and physical abuse and instances of discrimination, sexual violence, and human trafficking are the most common ones. But even if women don't . The question for international assistance efforts in fragile and conflict-affected countries is the extent to which aid programs are associated with changes in key metrics, including security, popular support for the government, community cohesion and resilience, population health, economic well-being, and internal violence. With an eye to lessons learned for the future, this .
But despite costly international efforts, Afghanistan has relapsed into conflict and become one of the most aid-dependent countries in the world. The failure of peace negotiations with the Taliban, the upcoming presidential elections in April , and the impending complete withdrawal of U.S. and NATO combat troops by the end of this year have. In Afghanistan, ranked the worst country in the world to be born a girl, some parents are bringing up their daughters as sons. Then comes puberty and the ‘bacha posh’ (Afghan girls raised as boys) are expected to switch back to their original gender role. .
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Afghanistan has become home to one of the largest gender-focused aid interventions in the aftermath of 9/11, with foreign aid agencies using Afghan women as a barometer of social change and political by: Afghanistan has become home to one of the largest gender-focused aid interventions in the aftermath of 9/11, with foreign aid agencies using Afghan women as a barometer of social change and political progress.
Through the lens of gendered aid intervention, this book seeks to understand how the promise of freedom has largely fallen short--for both. Get this from a library. Gender and international aid in Afghanistan: the politics and effects of intervention.
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Free shipping for many products. Through chapters on topics such as access to information and mechanisms for public engagement, gender responsive budgeting, and the role of women in combating corruption, the book includes examples of good practices in gender and participation from the international perspective and to what extent they could be applied in Afghanistan.
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Description: Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland & Co., c viii, p.: ill. ; 23 cm. ISBN: X: Summary "This book seeks to understand the tenuous relationship between social indicators and aid dynamics; the advancing of the gender agenda through Afghanistan's parliamentary elections; and the journey from policy formulation to.
USAID works with the Ministry of Education (MoE) to improve educational attainment of students in Afghanistan, and to provide educational services that generate measureable learning outcomes. Afghan Children Read (ACR) | U.S. Agency for International Development.
Welcome to a PRIO GPS Centre seminar on gender and development in Afghanistan with guest speakers Jennifer Fluri and Rachel Lehr. Fluri and Lehr will talk about their research which was recently published in their book The Carpetbaggers of Kabul and Other American-Afghan Entanglements.
The seminar will focus on how the geopolitical focus on. Kabul Carnival Gender Politics in Postwar Afghanistan Julie Billaud. pages | 6 x 9 | 20 illus. Cloth | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the series Ethnography of Political Violence View table of contents "Kabul Carnival is a breeze of fresh air.
Reading this well argued. They conclude with policy recommendations for both regional and global powers, and encourage foreign policy experts to pay more attention to the gender dynamics underlying demographic patterns and regional stability.
Gender and International Aid in Afghanistan: The Politics and Effects of Intervention. By Lina Abirafeh. McFarland, Cited by: 1. The plotline of the film Whiskey Tango Foxtrot will strike a chord with aid workers who surged into Afghanistan post 9/11, but reality was a little different Published: 31 May Offering one of the first long-term on-the-ground studies since the arrival of allied forces inJulie Billaud introduces readers to daily life in Afghanistan through portraits of women targeted by international aid policies.
Through chapters on topics such as access to information and mechanisms for public engagement, gender responsive budgeting, and the role of women in combating corruption, the book includes examples of good practices in gender and participation from the international perspective and to what extent they could be applied in Afghanistan.
Working in. Kabul Carnival: Gender Politics in Postwar Afghanistan. In this Book. Additional Information. Julie Billaud introduces readers to daily life in Afghanistan through portraits of women targeted by international aid policies.
Examining encounters between international experts in gender and transitional justice, Afghan civil servants and NGO Cited by: 9.
"Kabul Carnival examines the contested and changing gender politics in Afghanistan, largely focusing on recent issues but locating them in a wider historical sweep, setting a context in which orientalism and debates about modernity are echoed in the contemporary international agenda to reconstruct Afghanistan."—Patricia Jeffery, University of Cited by: 9.
Afghanistan Relief Organization (ARO) is a non-political, non-religious, nonprofit (c) (3) humanitarian organization, registered in the United States and in Afghanistan (a requirement of all non governmental organizations working in Afghanistan).
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If Afghanistan has been known as “the Graveyard of Empires,” she suggests, “in our time, it may also be called ‘the Playground of Foreign Aid Experimentation.’ ”. Lina Abirafeh’s profile on The Conversation with a specific focus on gender-based violence.
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The award was based on a poll ofDevex members, who comprise the world’s largest network of aid and international development professionals.The book provides many lessons for designing an international framework for aid or international aid architecture through case studies, highlighting the future policy priorities for that country.
For the very first time, focus is laid on Bhutan, Maldives and Afghanistan—the three least-documented countries in the region—besides discussing.