Women's Organisations - International

Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA)


"the oldest political/social organization of Afghan women struggling for peace, freedom, democracy and women's rights in fundamentalism-blighted Afghanistan since 1977"

Journal Articles on RAWA
Patriarchy, the Taleban, and politics of public space in Afghanistan Women’s Studies International Forum Volume 25, Issue 1, January-February 2002, Pages 19-31 (held)
- Discusses the history of the Taleban and it's impact on women in Afghanistan

With All Our Strength - The Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan Women's International Network, Vol 29, No. 4 2003, p. 60 - 68. (held)
- Discusses the history of RAWA

Women Living Under Muslim Laws

"An international network that provides information, solidarity and support for all women whose lives are shaped, conditioned or governed by laws and customs said to derive from Islam."

See Global Issues, Afghanistan for more information [http://wsrc.wikidot.com/global-issues]

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